MENDON, Mo. — A local school district is informing their community that a student has died due to a tragic accident.

The unnamed student attended Northwestern R-1.

A Northwestern student passed away today due to a tragic accident. Counselors and clergy will be available at…

Posted by Northwestern R-I School on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The school district says in a release that counselors and clergy will be available at the campus Wednesday, May 27 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. to speak with students, staff, and anyone who may be impacted by the death.

KMZU will update this story as more information is provided.