Tucson, AZ – University of Arizona Student Dies in Fall at Posada San Pedro Hall
Tucson, AZ (October 12, 2019) – A University of Arizona student has died after sustaining serious injuries in a fall early Friday morning.
University police said in a press release that they are actively investigating the death of the male student. The student, who has not been named, sustained fatal injuries at the Posada San Pedro residence hall. Officials from the University of Arizona Police Department say that the student appears to have fallen from a dormitory walkway.
Officers responded to a call about an unresponsive person inside the Posada dorm’s courtyard around 2:37 a.m. on Friday. UA Emergency Medical Services and the Tucson Fire Department arrived on the scene by 2:45 a.m. and performed life-saving measures on the man. Tucson paramedics rushed him to the Banner University Medical Center via ambulance.
The student had signs of trauma consistent with a fall and succumbed to his injuries at the hospital at 6:13 a.m. UA Police are still investigating the incident and have not released further details at this time.
We would like to extend our condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
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