School district: Ohio 4th-grader has died one day after flu, strep diagnosis

(Mason City Schools)

An Ohio fourth-grader has died after she was diagnosed with influenza and strep throat the day before, according to her school district.

Mason City Schools says Sable Gibson was diagnosed Tuesday with influenza and strep throat, leading to cardiac arrest later in the day. She died Wednesday evening.

Mason is a city in Warren County located in southwestern Ohio.

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The district announced it would have additional counselors at Western Row Elementary to work with students who may need help processing.

"It's moments like these that we come together as a community to walk alongside one another and care for each other," the district said in a Facebook post Thursday.

A funeral service for Sable is scheduled for Saturday in Mason, the school district said in a separate post.