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Mt. Pleasant High School student dies in accident on campus

The Daily Herald logo The Daily Herald 1/26/2022 Kerri Bartlett, The Daily Herald
Mt. Pleasant High School is located in southern Maury County. The school currently has an enrollment of approximately 380 students. © Submitted: Maury County Public Schools Mt. Pleasant High School is located in southern Maury County. The school currently has an enrollment of approximately 380 students.

A high school student was fatally injured in a motorcycle accident on campus at Mt. Pleasant High School on Wednesday, according to the Maury County Public Schools officials.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that the motorcycle crashed into a school building. 

"We will share that a student was riding a minibike and crashed, and the student perished due to injuries sustained in the crash," Jack Cobb, MCPS communications director, said. 

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, students, and staff during this time."

Counselors are assisting students, staff, or families in need at the school, according to the district. 

"We are not releasing any further information until we are able to fully investigate the crash," Lt. Bill Miller, THP Public Information Officer, said. 

This is a developing story.

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