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Council Rock Community Mourning After Saturday's Accident

One former Council Rock School District student was killed in a car accident Saturday, and four current students were injured.

Council Rock Community Mourning After Saturday's Accident Council Rock Community Mourning After Saturday's Accident

A fatal car wreck in Northampton Saturday afternoon has left the Council Rock community mourning 19-year-old Cameron Smithwick, who died in the accident on Old Jacksonville Road.

Smithwick attended Council Rock North before moving to Texas, NBC10 reported. 

The accident injured four other teens in the Council Rock School District, according to the Northampton Township Police Department.

"Council Rock North and Council Rock South will have counselors available to work with our students in the aftermath of this horrible accident," Superintendent Mark Klein said in an email."Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of all the students involved in this tragedy." 

Counsellors saw a number of students this morning, Klein said.

On Sunday, Northampton  released the names of all the passengers in the car -- all were men between the ages of 17 to 19. Monroe Leonard Tanner IV, 18 of Ivyland; Louis Piotti, 17, of Holland and; Matthew Slade, 18, of Holland have been admitted to St. Mary Hospital for treatment. Daniel Harris, 17, of Holland was treated and released.

The crash is under investigation by Officer Joseph Rosowski;  anyone with any information regarding the crash is asked to contact the officer at 215-322-6111. 

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