UCLA student dies falling from Midvale Avenue apartment Saturday
By Sam Catanzaro
A UCLA student died after falling from a Westwood apartment building over the weekend.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD, a male UCLA student fell from an apartment on the 400 block of Midvale Avenue around 4:35 a.m. and was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. An LAFD spokesperson says the cause of the fall is currently unknown No additional details are immediately available.
“We were devastated to learn that a UCLA student tragically died early this morning after falling from an off-campus apartment building,” said UCLA spokesperson Bill Kisliuk in a statement to the Daily Bruin. “We are working to provide support and comfort to the family and friends of this student along with anyone else impacted by this heartbreaking loss.”
The Bruin in addition reported that several student reported seeing the victim on the roof of the apartment building at 433 Midvale Avenue prior to the incident. For more on the incident, check out the Bruin‘s story.
The Bruin says it is withholding the identity of the student until the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner office confirms the family has been notified.