A 16-year-old high school student working with a volunteer group cleaning storm debris in hard-hit Washington County has died of injuries he suffered when a tree limb fell on him.
Police in Brenham say Jarrett Russell Halfmann was hit when a limb resting between a roof and a utility line dropped as he was passing under it Monday.
Halfmann was taken to a Brenham hospital where he died.
Brenham High School Principal Steve Skrla tells The Eagle of Bryan-College Station that Halfmann was a sophomore at the school where his mother has taught for 14 years.
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Funeral services are set for Thursday.
At least four other people have died in flooding in the county between Houston and Austin.