(McPHERSON, Kan.) — Students, faculty and staff at McPherson College are remembering one of their own.
"He loved riding his bike," McPherson College President Michael Schneider says. "I talked to his dad, and his dad said he was doing what he loved to do."
Sophomore Paul Ziegler of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania died Sunday afternoon when he was his bicycle was hit by a vehicle. The crash happened south of McPherson around one o'clock.
"He was the best of us," says Dusty Kitchen, a 2012 alumnus and Director of Student Activities and Resident Director of Dotzour Hall. "Everything that was a good human being, he was."
"Paul was an outstanding member of our campus community," said President Schneider says. "So many love and respect him. I can't express how devastated we are upon learning of his death."