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USC student falls from 5th floor dorm window
Oct 5, 2007 12:25 PM
USC student falls from 5th floor window, Brandi Cummings reports
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - According to University of South Carolina officials, a student fell from his 5th floor room early Friday morning.
The student fell out of the Capstone Residence Hall around 2:30am Friday and landed on the first floor roof of the Gibbes Food Court.
Officials say 18-year-old Taylor Cothran from Greenville was severely injured and transported to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital. His current condition is unknown.
At this time, they say it appears to be accidental, but USC Police are investigating. Officials say Cothran was alone in the room at the time, and a second-floor resident heard a noise, saw Cothran's body and called the police.
Over 570 USC freshmen live in Capstone as part of the Capstone Scholars program and the Honors College.
Count on WIS News 10 to bring you any updates to this developing story.