Mason County Excessive Faculty and the households of its college students skilled a tragic occasion on Thursday, Aug. 3, with the dying of a pupil.
At 4:05 p.m. Thursday, the Mason County Sheriff’s Workplace, Maysville-Mason County EMS and Fernleaf Volunteer Fireplace Division had been dispatched to a single automobile collision on Kentucky 3056—east of the Moyer Street intersection, in keeping with Sheriff Patrick Boggs.
Upon their arrival, a 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 was found on its aspect going through West, Boggs stated.
The automobile was heading eastbound on Kentucky 3056 when it went off the South aspect (proper) of the roadway and struck a number of bushes and phone poles, in keeping with Boggs.
Boggs confirmed the automobile was being pushed by a 17-year-old Mason County Excessive Faculty pupil who was partially ejected from the automobile and was pronounced useless on scene by the Mason County Coroner.
Three different minors, together with two 17-year-olds and a 13-year-old male, had been additionally within the automobile on the time of collision and had been transported to Meadowview Regional Medical Middle for remedy.
Boggs stated the names of the minors won’t be launched and that the collision stays below investigation by Deputy Devin Hull.
Mason County Excessive Faculty officers launched a press release of sympathy and assist for the scholars, academics and households impacted by this tragedy on Thursday night time.
“Our hearts are extraordinarily heavy tonight. Our ideas and prayers exit to the entire college students and households who’re impacted by in the present day’s tragic occasion. We’re assembly with space counselors tomorrow morning to set a schedule for grief counseling over the subsequent a number of days and weeks. As of tomorrow counselors shall be obtainable at MCHS from 10 a.m to three p.m., please cease by as wanted,” Principal Seth Faulkner stated.
Faulkner launched an extra assertion on Friday morning letting the group know the counseling providers are arrange and obtainable to anyone who wants them, the providers will not be restricted to Mason County Excessive Faculty college students and households.
“We wish you to know we’re right here for you and can do no matter we are able to to assist our college, college students and group via this very troublesome time,” Faulkner stated.
Faulkner continued the assertion with a direct message for college kids.
“College students please perceive that everybody grieves and processes issues in several methods, the feelings you could be feeling are regular. Encompass your self with these you like and know that it’s okay to not be okay,” he stated.
For extra providers contact Mason County Counselors Ashley Hughes at [email protected] or Rachel Stanfield at [email protected].