DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- The Ledford High community is grieving the loss of a student who was killed in a car crash.

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The Davidson County Schools district said Marco Antonio Escamilla who was a junior at Ledford High was involved in a tragic car crash.

Students can talk with guidance counselors and social workers who are on campus.

The school district released the following statement:
“Davidson County Schools and the Board of Education received information about one of our juniors at Ledford High School and we are deeply saddened about the passing away of Marco Antonio Escamilla. According to our information, Marco was involved in a tragic car accident. The teachers and students were very much saddened by the news. Our focus is on supporting the family, students and staff members of Ledford High School. Guidance counselors, social workers and support staff are on campus today to provide counseling and support for the staff and students. On behalf of Davidson County Schools and the Board of Education are condolences go to the families involved and we are asking our school community for their thoughts and prayers for Marco’s family, friends and the students and staff at Ledford High School.”

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