Sprayberry Grad Dies at KSU

Tyler Davis, who graduated from Sprayberry High School in 2009, died Thursday on the Kennesaw State campus.

Tyler Davis of Northeast Cobb, who attends Kennesaw State University, died Thursday, John Bankhead, a spokesman for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The GBI is investigating the death because it occurred on state property, a spokeswoman for the Cobb County Medical Examiner's Office told the AJC.

The 911 call that alerted authorities was placed from 1000 Chastain Rd shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday, Lt. Dan Dupree with the told the AJC. Davis was transported to , where he was pronounced dead, the report states.

The GBI conducted an autopsy Friday on Davis, but the results have not yet been released, Bankhead told the AJC.

Davis died of an allergic reaction, according to a note posted on the Sprayberry High School soccer website.

Davis, a 2009 Sprayberry High School graduate, worked part-time as a clerk at QuikTrip and studied health and exercise science at KSU, according to his Facebook page.

A memorial service for Davis is planned for Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion United Methodist Church in East Cobb.

Return to Northeast Cobb Patch for further updates.

Pam J August 22, 2011 at 07:24 PM
That's so sad. My thoughts go out to his family. You just never know when your last day on earth is going to be. If possible, live each day being happy.
Kristi Vinson August 23, 2011 at 03:28 AM
Thoughts and prayers go out to friends and family. Tyler touched many lives and will be missed deeply. Take solice in knowing while his contribution was short here on earth, his life had great meaning and will impact the lives of others. Peace and contentment be with you as you reflect on the memory of Tyler's life and gifts.
Julia Harris August 23, 2011 at 12:53 PM
Hi Kristi, What a beautiful comment! Tyler's family and friends are in my prayers. It's never easy to accept the death of someone young. The journey of his life was just beginning.


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