Penfield student passed away Wednesday

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PENFIELD, N.Y. — A Penfield High School senior has died.

Parents in the district received a letter from the superintendent Wednesday afternoon. District officials say Nathan Weidel passed away sometime Wednesday morning.

He was a 12th grader at Penfield High School. The cause of death has not been released. Counselors and mental health staff are on hand to help grieving students and staff.

Our prayers go out to Nathan’s family and friends.