TAUNTON — The following is a statement from Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School Superintendent Alexandre Magalhaes:
“It is with deep regret that I inform you all that we have had a student pass away unexpectedly this morning, Jan. 15., in a tragic automobile crash.
“We are all deeply saddened to hear of this tragic loss. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of this student and the entire school community.
“Counselors will be available between the hours of 8 a.m. to noon tomorrow, Jan. 16, inside the B-P cafeteria to assist students and staff as the school community mourns the passing of this student. Counselors will also be available in the coming weeks for anyone needing their services.
“Students and the entire school community are encouraged to talk to counselors, faculty and parents, as this tragedy is sure to raise emotions, concerns, and questions by all.”
Additional details will be shared once available.