FAIRLAND, Ind. — A Shelby County college district introduced Sunday {that a} scholar at Triton Central Excessive College died in a automotive crash over Labor Day weekend.

Nick Winter, a scholar within the Class of 2024 at Triton Central Excessive College, died over the weekend in a tragic automotive crash, the Northwestern Consolidated College District of Shelby County posted to Fb Sunday.

The Shelby County Coroner’s Workplace mentioned they have been referred to as simply earlier than 9 a.m. Saturday morning to the 5800 block of N. Frontage Street in Fairland, Indiana. The coroner confirmed {that a} 16-year-old male, who they mentioned was native and a scholar at an area highschool, had died on the scene from blunt power trauma.

The way of loss of life, the coroner mentioned, is decided to be an accident and a toxicology report is pending.

Triton Central Faculties mentioned on Fb that the TCHS gymnasium will likely be open at 6 p.m. on Monday for any college students wishing to assemble. Counseling and assist companies, the varsity mentioned, will even be obtainable on Monday and all through the remainder of the week.

“The total breadth of the NWCSD campus services and assets will likely be made obtainable as our neighborhood goes by means of the therapeutic course of collectively,” the put up learn. “The NWCSD household presents its prayers for the household and pals impacted by this tragic state of affairs.”

The Shelby County Coroner’s Workplace added that fellow classmates and pals can contact their college for bereavement companies and that extra assets may be situated by contacting the SAMSHA hotline at 1-800-662-HELP or their major care supplier.