Mercer Co. high school student hit and killed on bike: officials

WEST WINDSOR, NJ — A New Jersey high school student died this month after he was hit by a car while riding his bike with an out-of-state group, school officials said.

Aarav Shah, a rising junior at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North, was remembered as an “actively involved” member of the school community in a social media post from school superintendent David Aderhold detailing the tragedy.

It was not immediately clear where or when Shah had been hit.

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Shah played on the West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North golf team and played in several New Jersey Junior PGA Tour events, according to NJ.com.

Aderhold also offered support for students and staff, announcing that counselors will be available at the school in person and virtually.

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“If you think your son or daughter is having trouble coping with this event, please let us know as soon as possible,” Aderhold said. “As always, our counselors and administration will remain accessible to the entire student body.”


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