A student at Northmor High School died last weekend from injuries he sustained while working at a farm in Know County. Sixteen year-old Ashtan William Russell, of Bellville, died Sunday at Grant Medical Center. The Knox County Sheriff’s Department reported responding to a report of traumatic injuries resulting from someone being struck by heavy equipment. Fredericktown EMS also responded to the scene Russell was a sophomore at Northmor had just turned 16 this past fall.
The school district plans to raise money to offset the funeral expenses. The student council is also planning a fund raiser.