Thorhild is grieving after the loss of a student.
 
Wednesday morning (Mar.7), a gravel truck rear-ended a school bus on Opal Road, killing a 15-year-old girl.
 
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the student’s family, friends, and the entire Thorhild community at this incredibly difficult time," said Thorhild Central School principal Kim Carson.
 
Additional counselling was brought in to assist all students and staff.
 
"This is a tragic incident for out close knit community. We will continue to supports each other in the coming days," said Thorhild County reeve Kevin Grumetza. "Thank you to our County emergency services responders and staff and all emergency services personnel for their efforts."
 
“We grieve this immeasurable loss with the student’s family, loved ones and the entire Thorhild Central School community,” said Aspen View Public Schools superintendent Mark Francis. “We pledge our ongoing support to all those affected by today’s tragedy.”
 
The collision is still under investigation. Heavy fog was reported in the area at the time of the crash.
 

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