West Virginia teacher found unresponsive in classroom dies

SOPHIA, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia high school teacher who was found unresponsive in her classroom has been pronounced dead.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the Independence High School teacher was found in her classroom on Monday at 8:10 a.m. She was taken to the hospital, where she died. The teacher’s identity has not been released.

Raleigh County Public Schools Superintendent David Price said in a statement Monday that the teacher was unresponsive due to a medical condition.

He says the teacher will be missed and that grief counseling will be available.

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Information from: The Charleston Gazette-Mail, http://wvgazettemail.com.