Bradley mourning the death of a student

PEORIA, Ill. - The Bradley community is mourning the loss of a student.

The school says 21 year-old Nicole Baran died Monday night.

The Vermilion County Coroner confirms it's investigating a suicide that shutdown I-74 for more than two hours. 

Baran spent her free time working with the Bradley Police Department as a Student Patrol escort and Safety Cruiser driver.

Bradley University President Gary Roberts released the following statement:

Our hearts go out to her Bradley University family and friends, and we know she will be missed by many. To honor her memory, Bradley flags on campus will fly at half-staff for three days.

Students that wish to speak to someone can contact counseling services at the university.

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