12-year-old girl dies of meningitis in Rockland County

Posted at 3:08 PM, Apr 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-02 15:08:58-04

A Rockland county girl has died from a rare case of bacterial meningitis.

Health officials say 12-year-old Chrissy Gabriel died Saturday.

The sixth grader attended St. Gregory Barbarigo Elementary School in Garnerville.

Officials say more than 30 people who had close contact with her are being treated with antibiotics as a precaution.