Killeen ISD has confirmed that a second grade student who had been diagnosed with a form of bacterial meningitis has died.
The child had been a student at Saegert Elementary School.
Parents had been notified when the case was first discovered.
The statement said that Saegert Elementary is continuing classes and that the school is safe and no other cases of meningitis have been reported.
The statement further said, ” Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends and teachers of the student. Killeen ISD has counseling teams on hand at Saegert today (Thursday) to provide support services to children.”