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Fifth-grader dies in South Carolina elementary school fight

1 year 9 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, March 27 2019 Mar 27, 2019 March 27, 2019 1:41 PM March 27, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: The Post and Courier
WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a fifth grader in South Carolina has died from injuries she suffered in a fight at her elementary school earlier this week.
  
Colleton County Sheriff's spokeswoman Shalane Lowes said the girl died at a Charleston hospital Wednesday. Family members identified the student to the Post and Courier as 10-year-old Raniya Wright.
  
Colleton County School District officials say the girl was hurt Monday during a fight at Forest Hills Elementary School in Walterboro. Authorities haven't detailed how the girl was injured or what the fight was about.
  
The school district said in a statement one student was suspended as the investigation into the fight continues. Colleton County deputies said they are also investigating the fight.
  

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