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Person dies of injuries from State College fall

Female falls from State College roof

A female is deceased after falling from a second story roof in State College
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A female is deceased after falling from a second story roof in State College

A person died due to injuries she suffered when she fell off a three-story residence in State College on Friday.

Lt. Brad Smail said she fell at about 6 p.m., but could not give details, saying that her death is in the preliminary stage of an investigation.

He also declined to identify her until her family is notified.

The fall occurred at a building off South Barnard Street near West College Avenue.

Police examined the roof of the building and wires near it. Smail said there were other people on the roof when she fell.

Centre LifeLink, Alpha Fire Company and West Penn Power also responded to the scene. Smail declined to say why the power company arrived at the scene.

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