SC elementary school girl airlifted after classroom fight has died, deputies say

Mar 27, 2019 by

1 student suspended’ no word on injuries of second student

An elementary school student who was airlifted to a Charleston hospital from her Colleton County school Monday has died, according to deputies.

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Shalane Lowes confirmed the child’s death Wednesday, but did not provide any details as to the cause, citing the ongoing investigation.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey identified the child as fifth-grader Raniya Wright.

Raniya was injured Monday during what district officials called a fight in her classroom at Forest Hills Elementary School.

Colleton County deputies confirmed they were investigating an assault between two students.

Colleton County School District spokesman Sean Gruber confirmed Monday one student was suspended. He could not comment on any injuries.

District official say they are cooperating with law enforcement in the investigation.

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