ROCKLAND (CBS) – A Rockland High School student died Friday during a school trip to Greece.
Senior Jared Quirk collapsed while walking down the street in Athens on the second day of the trip that was scheduled to last until April 24.READ MORE: Missing Woman Dolly Thapa Found Safe
Chaperones performed CPR on Quirk, but he was transported to an area hospital and later died.
It is unclear if Quirk had a pre-existing medical condition.READ MORE: Baker, Sununu Join Other Republican Governors In Demanding Border Security Meeting With Biden
There were about 60 students on the trip. The travel group organizing the trip was working to make arrangements for students to return home as they were struggling with their classmate’s death.
The senior class had been planning the trip for about two years.MORE NEWS: Parents Call For Remote Learning Option For Mass. Students Not Yet Eligible To Be Vaccinated
Three members of this year’s Rockland High School senior class died this year, including Patrick Sullivan, who was killed in a New Year’s Day crash.