Swanquarter, NC (WITN) – A junior at Mattamuskeet Early College High School was involved in a fatal accident, according to the school’s Facebook Page.

The school announced on December 7, the student died in the car accident. Grief support will be available for the students starting December 9.

Here is the full statement:

‘Laker Family,

It is with heavy heart that we need to inform you that we have lost one of our junior students at Mattamuskeet Early College High School in a car accident.

This Monday, December 9th, we will be prepared to support any students who are grieving during this time. Please be considerate of the family and others at this time of sadness. Keep the family in your prayers.

Please stay safe and we will see you on Monday.”

WITN has reached out to the Hyde County Sheriff’s Office to confirm the student’s identity. No word yet on whether or not there were others involved in the accident. We will update as we receive more information.


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