‘We grieve together:’ School releases statement after 16-year-old dies in motorcycle crash

Deadly Motorcycle Crash
Published: Apr. 21, 2023 at 5:33 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 23, 2023 at 1:45 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - An Upstate high school released a statement on Facebook after one of its students was killed in a motorcycle crash on Friday.

Officials said the crash happened around 3:23 p.m. at Fairforest Way and Wenwood Road. They added that the crash was between a motorcyclist and a car.

According to officials, the motorcyclist was taken to the hospital following the crash. However, they later passed away from their injuries. The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 16-year-old Aidan Pohl from Greenville.

According to Christ Church Episcopal School’s Facebook page, Pohl was a student.

“We are grieving the sudden death of Aidan “Ace” Pohl, a beloved member of our school community. We are all deeply saddened and affected by this tragic loss. Chaplains and counselors are available to offer support to students, faculty, and family members in need. Our hearts are truly broken. The death of a student is the hardest thing any school community faces. We grieve together, and we ask that the entire community keep the family in their thoughts and prayers.”

Christ Church Episcopal School

Officials didn’t release any other information about the crash. We will update this story as we learn more.