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Jenks Trojan Community 'Heartbroken' Following Student's Death

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Funeral services are set for a Jenks student killed in a UTV crash Friday night.

Services for 17-year-old Avery Shannon are set for 11 a.m. Saturday morning at the Redeemer Covenant Church in Tulsa.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Shannon and five other girls were riding in an off-road vehicle near Grove Friday night when they lost control and flipped over.

Shannon died at the scene.

5/26/2018 Related Story: Jenks Student Dead, 5 Others Injured In UTV Crash

Jenks public schools released a statement this morning on Avery's passing:

"As a Trojan family, we are heartbroken over the sudden loss of Avery Shannon. Our most sincere condolences go out to the Shannon family, to Avery's friends, and to those who knew her well. Our thoughts are also with the girls who survived this tragic accident and their families.

We will grieve alongside our students, teachers and staff members. Counselors are available to all students and staff members to talk, listen, and help begin the healing process. We urge everyone to respect the privacy of the family and all those who are mourning during this extremely difficult time."

There is a Go Fund Me page set up to help Avery Shannon's family.

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