Teen, former North Surry student dies in accident

Staff Report

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A teen who was recently enrolled at North Surry High School is dead after a motorcycle accident in South Carolina.

According to a report in a Greenville, South Carolina, publication, Mason Avery Mitchell, 18, was killed when his motorcycle swerved off the road Monday afternoon.

Statements the Greenville County Coroner’s office made to the Greenville News indicate Mitchell’s motorcycle swerved off the road at about 2 p.m. on Monday and hit a tree.

Mitchell, who just turned 18 on Sunday, was pronounced dead at the scene, and the cause of death was ruled as accidental blunt trauma to the head and body. He reportedly was wearing a helmet at the time.

The Greenville News noted Mitchell had lived there for about one year.

Sonia Dickerson, spokesperson for Surry County Schools, confirmed Mitchell had recently been a student at North Surry High School.

School records indicate he withdrew from North Surry early in the 2015-16 school year.

Staff Report

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