Husker volleyball graduate assistant dies in accidental fall


LINCOLN POLICE SAY 22-YEAR-OLD
DANE LECLAIR FELL FROM A PARKING
GARAGE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. POLICE SAY HIS DEATH APPEARS TO
BE ACCIDENTAL. KETV NEWSWATCH 7’S ANDREW OZAKI
HAS MORE FROM LINCOL
REPORTER: THE DEATH OF
22-YEAR-OLD DANE LELCAIR FELT ON
TWO DIFFERENT CAMPUSES. WITH THE NEBRASKA VOLLEYBALL
TEAM WHERE HE WAS A GRADUATE
MANAGER.>>THEY ARE DEVASTATED. THESE GUYS ARE A-YEAR-OLDER,
TWO-YEARS-OLDER THAN OUR PLAYERS
SO IT’S DEVASTATION. REPORTER: AND AT LOYOLA CHICAGO
WHERE LECLAIR WAS A STAR ATHLETE
AND STUDENT GRADUATING IN 2019
>>LECLAIR OVER THE BLOCK. DANE LECLAIR, THE SENIOR.>>EVERYBODY ON CAMPUS KNEW THE
GUY. HE WAS JOHNNY ALL-AMERICAN. HE WAS AN EAGLE SCOUT, A CAPTAIN
ON OUR TEAM. HE WAS ON THE HONORS COLLEGE. REPORTER: LINCOLN POLICE SAY
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING LECLAIR
FELL 4 FLOORS FROM THIS PARKING
GARAGE IN THE HAYMARKET. VIDEO SURVEILLANCE INDICATES THE
FALL HAPPENED AROUND 3:40 AND
APPEARED TO BE ACCIDENTAL. COOK SAYS IT’S A COACH’S AND
PARENT’S WORST NIGHTMARE.>>WHEN SOMEBODY IS THAT YOUNG
AND GOT THE WORLD IN FRONT OF
HIM HE’S A REALLY TALENTED GUY. , IT’S REALLY A TRAGIC DEAL. REPORTER: NEBRASKA RECRUITS
FORMER MALE VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS
TO SCRIMMAGE THE WOMEN’S TEAM. LECLAIR WAS WORKING IN HIS MBA
AND DECIDING WHETHER TO GO INTO
COACHING
>>YOU KNEW WHATEVER IT WAS HE
DID HE WOULD HAVE BEEN GREAT
WITH IT. REPORTER: HEAD LOYOLA VOLLEYBALL
COACH MARK HULSE VIDEO CHATTED
WITH LECLAIR ON SATURDAY NIGHT. JOKING AROUND ABOUT LOYOLA’S THE
UPCOMING SEASON.

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