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South Carolina girl, 10, dies 2 days after fight at school: officials

The Colleton County School District announced in a statement that 10-year-old Raniya Wright died on Wednesday morning at the Medical University of South Carolina.
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A South Carolina girl who was so seriously injured during a school fight that they airlifted to a hospital for treatment died a few days after the twist, the school, the officials said.

The Colleton County School District announced in a statement that 10-year-old Raniya Wright died on Wednesday morning at the Medical University of South Carolina.

“Our community has suffered a tremendous loss,” the statement read. “Raniya was a great student. She loved to write, spend time with her friends, play basketball, and loved being a big sister. She was actively involved in her church as a junior usher.

“She will be missed greatly by her family, friends and the whole school.”

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According to the officials of the school, Wright, a fifth grade student at Forest Hills Elementary School, was involved in a fight with another student in her class on Monday. Administrators broke up the altercation and immediately called emergency services.

Wright had to be airlifted to the medical faculty of the university of for the treatment.

The extent of her injuries and the official cause of death has not yet been released, pending an autopsy report on Friday, mayor J. W. Chapman, with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, said in a statement.

An edited report from the sheriff’s office, provided to Fox News, said that Wright had collapsed, and that when officers arrived on the scene she was unconscious, but breathing.

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“Our prayers are with the family Wright, the students and faculty of Forest Hills Elementary and the Colleton County School District, and the Community as a whole,” said Chapman. “The researchers at the CCSO are bravely working to make a thorough, comprehensive investigation in a timely manner.”

The officials of the School said that another student had been suspended as a result of the battle, but it remains unclear whether the government intend to make a complaint.

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