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Tragedy hits LA High School

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By Tris DeRoma

A Los Alamos High School student died and a young man was injured in separate incidents that occurred in Los Alamos Wednesday, occurring just 30 minutes apart, according to the Los Alamos Fire Department.

The first incident occurred in the Jemez Mountains at mile marker 38, off of N.M. 4. According to officials, a 17-year-old male, identified by school authorities as Tyler Van Anne, a junior at Los Alamos High School, parked his car, got out, walked a short distance and then took his own life.

Los Alamos Police Commander Preston Ballew said the incident was handled by Sandoval County’s emergency services, with Los Alamos assisting. Van Anne later succumbed to his injuries while being treated by medical personnel.

The other incident occurred on 36th Street, where another Los Alamos man, believed to be in his 20s, apparently lacerated himself. He was taken to the hospital and his condition as of press time is unknown. Even though both incidents happened in close proximity to each other, authorities would not say if they were related.

LAFD Deputy Chief Justin Grider said the fire department responded to both situations as well, adding that this is the time of the year when the community must be extra vigilant.


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