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ECHL Mourns Loss Of Official Frank

December 1, 2008 - ECHL (ECHL) News Release

PRINCETON, N.J. - The ECHL and its member teams mourn the loss and express their condolences to the family and friends of Lt. Michael J. Frank, who died in a single-vehicle accident in Georgia on Saturday.

Frank, who was returning from officiating a youth hockey game in Atlanta, worked as an off-ice official for the Augusta Lynx and worked in the past as a linesman in the league. He worked the last 13 years as the public information officer for Aiken County Sheriff's Office and had also worked as a reporter for WJBF-TV and WRDW-TV.

Frank is survived by his children, Michael Tyler "Tip" Frank and Tara Chandler Frank and his parents, Helen and Allen Frank.

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In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Augusta Youth Hockey Program where Frank was an ACHA Official.

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