A 12-year-old student in Edinburgh, Scotland was fatally injured Tuesday after a “free-standing wall” collapsed on her at school
Keane Wallis-Bennett was changing for gym class at Liberton High School when the wall, which was meant to be a partition in the changing rooms, fell on top of her, the BBC reports.
“There was a wall that’s been wobbly for months,” 13-year-old Devon Blyth, said, according to the Daily Record. “I had told my old PE teacher before he left and he said it should be fine – and then this has happened.”
A full survey of the building will be completed before students are allowed back inside.
Scotland police released a statement in the name of Wallis-Bennett’s friends and family. Via The Herald Scotland:
Keane will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. She was our princess who dreamed of being Prime Minister. But failing that, a beautician.
She loved her girlfriends and her days out shopping with lunches and all things girly. She recently attended her first under-18s disco and loved every second of it and was excited to be going to see One Direction in concert.
In 2011, a 15-year-old girl was seriously injured at the school after falling more than 16 feet down a broken elevator shaft, according to the Independent.