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27th May 2021

School of Rock star Kevin Clark tragically dies, aged 32

The actor and drummer was riding his bicycle in Chicago when he was hit by a motorist.

Kevin Clark, best known for playing Freddy Jones in hit movie School of Rock, has died at age 32 after being hit by a vehicle on Wednesday.

According to TMZ, the professional drummer and actor was riding his bicycle on the Northwest Side of Chicago early on Wednesday (26 May) when he was hit by a Hyundai Sonata.

Following the collision, Clark was rushed to a hospital and was later pronounced dead, the Cook County Medical Examiner told the publication.

Clark’s sister told TMZ that he had been riding his bike home at the time of the accident.

Police added that a 20-year-old woman had been driving the vehicle and was not arrested, but was reportedly issued citations.

The 2003 comedy starring Jack Black was the only film credit of the rock drummer.

Clark drummed for a number of local bands and taught music at a School of Rock location in Libertyville, Illinois.