GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (GRPS) — A Grand Rapids Public Schools operations team member passed away following injuries sustained in an accident on the job.
The incident happened shortly after noon at Brigg’s Field, an athletic facility owned and maintained by the district. No children were present when the accident happened.
Authorities have been in contact with the team member’s family, and those who worked closest with him have been notified.
The district is not releasing the name of the team member at this time.
“We are devastated by this loss, and we are working with our crisis response personnel to ensure support is available for anyone who needs it,” GRPS Superintendent Dr. Leadriane Roby said.
“In this difficult time, please keep our colleague's family at work and at home in your thoughts.”
State and local authorities will conduct a review of this incident.