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Jason Addy, Contributing Editor
5:04 pm CDT April 30, 2019

The services for James Ariel, a baseball coach at Loyola Academy and seventh-grade science teacher at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, will be held later this week in Chicago.


Ariel, 22, died Saturday, April 27, in a car crash on Interstate 80/90 in Gary, Ind. He was driving his Chevrolet Malibu along an exit ramp from northbound Interstate 65 to the Indiana Toll Road when he veered off the roadway, according to Indiana State Police and the Lake County Coroner’s Office.