Student Dies after Medical Crisis on Bus


JACKSON, Tenn. - School system officials report a Jackson-Madison County School student died, Wednesday morning.

According to a news release, the Northeast Middle School student died after suffering a medical crisis of unknown origin while riding a school bus. The student was accompanied on the bus by his private-duty nurse who immediately began CPR.

Officials stated that the student was transported by ambulance to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver and a special education assistant were also on the bus and rendered aid.

The student's name is being withheld at this time.