Atlanta student dies after getting sick at school - CBS46 News

Atlanta student dies after getting sick at school

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Atlanta Schools Interim Superintendent Erroll Davis said a student died on Wednesday after getting sick at school.

According to Davis, Melvin Bussey, an eighth-grade student at Bunche Middle School fell ill in class and was rushed to the hospital, where he later died.

It is unclear how he died.

Grief counselors will be at the school Thursday and Friday to provide support for students and staff in dealing with this loss.

Davis said in a statement they were "extremely saddened by the loss."

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