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9-Year-Old Tyler Student Dies From Swine Flu Virus

POSTED: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 8:53pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 12:05pm

TYLER - School officials tell us, a 9-year-old student from Jack Elementary in Tyler has died with a case of swine flu.

School officials say, the student also had underlying medical conditions and significant respiratory issues.

A letter was sent home with parents Tuesday afternoon explaining the situation and inviting parents to a meeting with school officials.

That meeting will take place October first, at 6:30 PM at Jack Elementary's Cafetorium.

According to Principal Shauna Hittle, the school will remain open and operate as normal.

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