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SENATOBIA, MS -
(WMC-TV) - On Monday, students at Senatobia Junior-Senior High School learned one of their classmates died in a tragic accident over the weekend in Memphis.
Officials with the Memphis Police Department say one of their officers was responding to another call when the squad car and another vehicle collided.
Two people were killed, including seventh grader Mackala Ross and her mother, Deloise Epps, according to family.
Ross' band director, Jeff West, said news of her death was a difficult start to her classmates' week.
"Today was a real tough day for them," West said.
Many students wore ribbons in memory of Mackala.
"Going through the process of grief is difficult but we all want to do it together," said Andy Schoggin, the school's principal.
Mackala played the clarinet in the school band.
More than 70 students in her first period class filled her cubby with love notes and they wrote messages like "Fly High Mackala" on a dry erase board in the band room.
"It tells you the scope of the person she was, she was friendly to anyone," said West.
Mackala was active in the community, her church, the basketball team and a member of West's band.
West said he met Ross when he helped his father move a couple of years ago.
"She saw us moving things, chairs and clothes, and she came over and said, ‘Hey Mr. West, do you need any help? ‘ So she helped us move stuff in, just a very helpful young lady," West recalled.
Schoggin said pastors and counselors were on hand Monday to help students make sense of the tragedy.
"It's okay to be hurt and it's okay to grieve and to have those feelings and have those emotions and to try to go through the process together," Schoggin said.
Mackala's father, Michael Ross, was also in the accident and remained in critical condition, according to his sister, Teresa Geter.
Geter also said a fourth person in the car was released from the hospital on Monday.
The Memphis police officers involved in that crash sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Memphis Police continue to investigate the accident.
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