Boyertown student dies from bacterial meningitis

April 26, 2013 4:33:30 PM PDT
A student in the Boyertown school district has died from bacterial meningitis.

A letter was sent home to students and parents New Hanover Upper Frederick Elementary School on Friday.

School officials say the child developed meningitis due to pneumonia and it was not contagious.

The Boyertown superintendent said the district's thoughts and prayers are with the family.