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PSU mourns death of contract employee in traffic accident

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Lamar, MO - Michael Breneman, who worked as contracted energy conservation specialist, died in a one-car traffic accident late Tuesday night on 126, 20 miles west of Lamar, MO. 

Accident occurred as his vehicle travelled off the left side of the road, and struck a driveway embankment causing the vehicle to overturn and strike a utility pole.

Breneman, 37 of Asbury, MO, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Dr. Tucker Jostra. Next of kin was notified.

Statement from Dr. Steve Scott, PSU President:

“The campus is saddened to hear of Michael's death,” said President Scott. “Michael was a dedicated professional who was making a real difference in our university's sustainability efforts. The loss is even more painful because we all know and work closely with Michael's wife, Cate, who is our university's landscape architect. On behalf of the entire university community, I offer my deepest condolences to Cate and Michael's family.”

Michael Breneman had worked as a contract energy conservation specialist with Pittsburg State since 2011. Services are pending at this time.

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