Barrington man, 29, fatally struck while installing traffic control device, family says

PARK CITY, Ill. (WLS) -- The family of a 29-year-old Barrington man who died last week said that he was killed while installing a traffic control device after being struck by a distracted driver.

Matthew M. Paulson died of multiple traumatic injuries due to a crash in north suburban Park City, according to the Lake County Coroner's Office.

Paulson worked as a union electrician for Home Towne Electric in Lake Villa, his family said. He recently became a journeyman electrician, and had worked as a foreman since 2014. Matthew was also studying to become a state certified electrician.

A visitation will be held at Justen Funeral Home in McHenry on Friday. Funeral services will be held at the same location Saturday.
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