An Ohio University student reportedly died at Grant Medical Center yesterday afternoon, after falling from a fourth-floor dormitory window the night before.
Ohio University Police are investigating the accident that led to the death of student Eric S. Hansen, 20, of Seven Hills, Ohio, who is believed to have fallen from a fourth-floor window of Weld House on the New South Green.
Officers were called to the scene shortly before midnight Tuesday, a dispatcher reported, and found Hansen on the ground outside the dormitory.
The student was taken by ambulance to O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, and then transported to Grant, where he was reportedly in critical condition in an intensive care unit yesterday, until he died shortly after 1:30 p.m.
In the OU Directory, Eric S. Hansen is listed as living in room 416 of a South Green residence hall.