A student at A&M University in Texas has died from complications of COVID-19, according to an obituary published by a funeral home in Kerrville.
Kirstyn Katherine Ahuero, 20, died Wednesday, according to the obituary. He was a sophomore in biomedical engineering.
Ahuero was raised in Glen Rose and was a valedictorian in her high school class, according to the obituary.
Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Kerrville Funeral Home, with burial in Sunset Cemetery in Mountain Home, according to the obituary.
Texas A&M University officials issued a statement Saturday morning reporting that the Aggie family was mourning Ahuero’s death.
“Her desire to become a psychiatric nurse was a real call to care for the most needy,” the statement said.
A Texas A&M University website said there were 1,528 active and self-reported cases of the virus among students, faculty and staff as of Wednesday, the last date the figures were released. The number of active cases on campus increased by 176% compared to the number of cases reported two weeks earlier.
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