Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School officials say it happened shortly before dismissal Tuesday. School spokeswoman Krista Archibald says the student was taken to a hospital by ambulance, and pronounced dead.
The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reports (http://bit.ly/WeSMYl) Archibald says the school initiated its emergency response team, including the nurse and other staff members trained in first aid. School officials have not released the name of the student, who was a senior, or given specific information on what happened.
Archibald says the district is putting out notifications to students, staff and parents about the death.
Information from: The Patriot-News, http://www.pennlive.com/patriotnews