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Snellville Middle student passes away after seizure at dance

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SNELLVILLE, Ga. -

A school dance turned tragic Thursday night when Gwinnett County school officials say an eighth grader at Snellville Middle School suffered a seizure and was rushed to the hospital.  The boy was taken to the hospital, but he did not survive.

Gwinnett County Schools spokesperson Sloan Roach told FOX 5 the dance took place on campus after school.  Counselors were on hand Friday morning talking to students who needed assistance dealing with the tragedy. 

A letter was also sent home to parents from the school's principal regarding the incident.

The boy's name was not released.

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