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Student dies after falling from dorm walkway, UAPD reports

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Tom Price | The Daily Wildcat

A UA Police Car sits just off of Park Ave. on Oct. 1, 2015.

A male student died after falling off a walkway in the Posada San Pedro Residence Hall early yesterday morning, according to a University of Arizona Police Department media release.

Emergency personnel responded to the residence hall yesterday morning at around 2:37 a.m. after receiving a report of an unconscious man in the courtyard.

According to the report, emergency workers performed life-saving measures before transporting him to Banner ⁠— University Medical Center. He reportedly had injuries consistent with that of a fall from a great height.

The student was pronounced dead at 6:13 a.m., according to the media release. 

Officers have told the family about the death and are not releasing the name of the student to the public. The death is a part of an active investigation by the department.

In the report, UAPD encouraged anyone with information to call the department’s non-emergency line at (520) 621-8273 or (520) 621-8477.

The Daily Wildcat will continue to provide updates on this story as the situation develops.


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