15-Year-Old West Virginia Student Killed in Accident Involving Bow and Arrow

March 21, 2016 Updated: March 21, 2016
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A middle school student in West Virginia was killed over the weekend during a dangerous game involving a bow and arrow.

Caleb Fairchild, the 15-year-old victim, was participating in a game called “dodging arrows,” state police trooper Michael Baylous told WVNS-TV.

It’s believed at least three kids were participating in the game.

He was struck in the head and rushed to the hospital, where he was later declared dead.

Fairchild was a student at Chapmanville Middle School. 

Grief counselors and a pastor have been dispatched to the school to help other students deal with the death, reported WCHS-TV.

It’s believed at least three kids were participating in the game.