KWTX reported that a terrible loss occurred in the Central Texas area this week in the town of West.

A student of West High School has passed away. The student was Matthias Culp who was a rising 11th grader this coming school year.

West Independent School District made the announcement to the public on their Facebook Page.

Culp was a member of the band. and played the trumpet. West Independent School Disrtict said, “Please join our students, staff, district, and community in praying for the Culp family. Matthias will be greatly missed.”

West Independent School District offered counseling services Wednesday from 8-10 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. during summer school for the students and members of the community.