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Former Riverhounds intern among dead in Paris terror attacks

| Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, 8:48 a.m.
François-Xavier Prévost, 29, interned for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds in 2009 as part of an exchange program. He was killed in the Nov. 13, 2015, terror attacks in Paris, according to the team.
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François-Xavier Prévost, 29, interned for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds in 2009 as part of an exchange program. He was killed in the Nov. 13, 2015, terror attacks in Paris, according to the team.

A former intern for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds soccer team was among those killed during the attacks in Paris, the team said Monday.

François-Xavier Prévost, 29, interned for the team in 2009 as part of an exchange program. He was killed when gunmen opened fire at the Bataclan theater.

Prévost was from Lambersart, a suburb of Lille, France. He was working in Paris as an advertiser, according to La Voix du Nord, a daily newspaper. Prévost attended the University of North Texas as an exchange student in fall 2007, the university said in a Facebook post. Gene Klein, who was the Riverhounds coach from 2006-09 and has held front office positions with the club, said he remembered Prévost for his strong work ethic and his likable demeanor.

“He was a terrific person and very popular with the staff. He made a good impression in the short time he was here,” Klein said.

Megan Guza and John Harris contributed.

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