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Wayne County Teen Receives Posthumous Honor From State

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WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. — A Wayne County teenager who died on the way to school last month has been honored posthumously.

Seventeen-year-old Michael Lugo has been awarded a "Teaching Fellowship" by the state.

Wayne County officials said an alternate student will be selected in Lugo's honor.

Lugo died in a crash that also killed his brother and a family friend. His sister is still recovering at Pitt Memorial Hospital.

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