BREAKING NEWS : Students injured, mom dies in accident

BREAKING NEWS : Students injured, mom dies in accident

Local law enforcement are working the scene of an automobile accident that has claimed the life of a mom and injured two Weakley County students near Gleason this morning.

Names of the victims and details about the incident haven’t been released at this time.

Weakley County Director of Schools Randy Frazier did offer his condolesences in a statement released to The Press a short time ago.

“We are still awaiting official verification, but at this time we have been informed that the accident injured two Dresden High School students and taken the life of their mother…” said Randy Frazier, Director of the Weakley County Schools system.   Frazier added:   “We are deeply saddened to receive this tragic information regarding our two students and their mother; they are all in our thoughts and prayers.”  The Director of Schools said both the high school and central office staff are awaiting further updates as to the condition and location of the students. He added that Dresden High Principal, Chuck West and his staff were assessing the support needs of students and staff.  “If there should be a need for additional counseling support, our response team is ready to help.”

More details will be released as they become available.

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