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Student At Wright Tech In Stamford Dies From ‘Medical Condition’ At School

J.M. Wright Technical High School in Stamford
J.M. Wright Technical High School in Stamford Photo Credit: File

STAMFORD, Conn. — An unidentified 15-year-old girl died after becoming ill at Wright Tech High School in Stamford on Friday afternoon, state police said.

She fell ill at about 12:30 p.m.and was transported to Stamford Hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased, said state police spokesman Trooper First Class Kelly Grant.

State Police at Troop G in Bridgeport were notified and responded to the state-run school.

"This is an untimely death with no criminal aspect, not suspicious," Grant said. "This incident originated as a medical service call." It was due to a "medical condition," she said.

The girl’s identity was not released.

A Stamford police source said the girl, who had asthma, appeared to have trouble breathing before possibly going into cardiac arrest, according to the Stamford Advocate.

The regional state-run technical high school also serves students from Greenwich, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Westport, Wilton and Weston.

Click here to read the story at the Stamford Advocate.

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