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A 17-year-old is facing a misdemeanor death by motor vehicle charge in the death of a 15-year-old at Mooresville High School earlier this month.

Ashton Logan Crooks, 17, of Logan Street, Mooresville, was charged on a criminal summons on Aug. 16.

He was charged in connection with the death of 15-year-old Gavin Sharpe on Aug. 3.

Sharpe, officials said, fell from the back of a pickup truck while taking part in a community service project at MHS. The community service project involved some members of the football team.

Crooks is scheduled to appear in Iredell County District Court Nov. 8.

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