Classmates Coping with Sudden Death of Bedford Co. Teen

Bedford Co., VA - Counselors were at Liberty High School's open house Tuesday, to help students prepare to return to school after the sudden death of a classmate.

Eric Underwood, 17, died last Wednesday.

Rescue officials confirmed Underwood was hiking in the Big Island area when he fell about 50 feet and hit head.

The teen's obituary said he had a passion for wildlife, conservation, and photography.

Underwood was laid to rest over the weekend.

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