MIDLAND - Abell Junior High students began the new week mourning the loss of one of their classmates following a deadly weekend accident.
Counselors were at school to help them cope.
14-year-old Kayla Hernandez died after she was hit by a car while running across Loop 250 on Saturday night.
Her younger step brother and step sister were with her, but they weren't hurt.
The driver of the car that accidentally hit Hernandez was treated and released on Saturday night.