BLOOMINGTON, Illinois (KTRE) – On Monday, a collision between a bicyclist and a pedestrian at Illinois State University left a former SFA administrator with life-threatening injuries. According to a joint statement from the Illinois State University Police Department and the McLean County Coroner’s Office, he passed away on Friday morning.
It was around 5:30 p.m. on Monday when Bloomington resident Adam E. Peck, 49, was walking in a plaza walking area at Illinois State University when he was hit by a bicycle, according to the authorities. According to information provided by his sibling television station WEEK, he was sent to Carle BroMenn Medical Center, where he passed away at 11:06 a.m. on Friday.
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According to the statement, members of Peck’s family have stated that he was able to use his gift of organ donation to help save the lives of others. ISU President Terri Goss Kinzy announced Peck’s promotion to the position of assistant vice president for student affairs in an email to the broader school community.
Peck has held positions at SFA including that of assistant vice president and dean of student affairs in the past. In 2020, he handed in his resignation from SFA, and in January of 2021, he started working at ISU.
Kinzy claimed that he was a devoted professional in the field of student affairs who enjoyed a high level of respect among students, instructors, and staff. According to Levester Johnson, the Vice President for Student Affairs at Iowa State University, “Adam was a fantastic guy, friend, and colleague to all of us.”