PRCC student collapses on campus, dies at hospital

The following is a press release from Pearl River Community College:

A Hattiesburg woman died Thursday after collapsing at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College.

Jessica V. House, 28, collapsed while walking to the Allied Health Center.

PRCC personnel trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation attempted to revive her until medics from AAA Ambulance Service arrived. She was transported to Forrest General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict said her death was the result of natural causes.

House was a general academic student at PRCC.

"The thoughts and prayers of the Pearl River Community College family are with Jessica's friends and family in this difficult time," said PRCC President William Lewis.