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Tulane student dies in fall from balcony

A Tulane University student died Saturday after an accidental fall on campus.

According to the university, 20-year-old Benjamin Burlock fell off a second-floor staircase balcony at a dorm at about 1:15 a.m.

Burlock was taken to LSU Interim Hospital, where he later died.

Tulane President Mike Fitts released the following statement:

"I am deeply saddened to share the news about the death of one of our students. Our thoughts and prayers are with Benjamin's family during this very difficult time."

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