On the morning of February 12, 2024, Ryan Mott, a teacher at Hinsdale South High School (HSHS) in Darien, Illinois, passed away.
The exact cause of the death remains unknown but news outlet have reported that Ryan Mott suffered a medical emergency around 7:40 am at the school and was soon rushed to the local Hinsdale Hospital, where he was later declared dead.
Who was Ryan Mott?
Mr. Ryan Mott was a special education and science instructor at Hinsdale South High School.
Mott worked in Hinsdale South’s Science and Special Education Department for 20 years.
He had a background in the military.
Statement from Hinsdale South High School
In the aftermath of Ryan Mott’s tragic demise, the school authorities sent out a letter to the parents, informing them about the circumstances. Here’s what the statement read, as per The Patch:
“We are deeply saddened to share that a respected Hinsdale South High School teacher passed away this morning, following a medical emergency at the school. As a result of the medical emergency, Hinsdale South students were dismissed early today.”
The statement further added that the students and staff were welcome to stay back and mourn together at the Hinsdale South High School counseling office and such services will continue in the coming few weeks.