A from three student collapsed and died during a lunch break at the school on Monday while heading for lunch together with her friends.
In the company of her friends when she suddenly collapsed and fell. in Mlolongo, Machakos County.
According to Education Director Athi River subcounty Zipporah Kawira, the student had no health problems.
The matron and the teacher on duty rushed her to Katani dispensary where they tried to resuscitate her but unfortunately she was announced dead on arrival.
“It’s unfortunate that today we have lost a student.
She was okay and was even playing with her friends.
She suddenly collapsed and that’s when the matron and teacher on duty rushed her to a local facility,” she said.
While confirming the incident, Athi River deputy county commissioner David Juma, said the student’s body was moved to Kenyatta University Mortuary pending a postmortem in Nairobi.