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Police: Ohio University student dies after fall from deck

ATHENS, Ohio Police say an Ohio University student has died after falling from a second-floor deck at an off-campus residence.

Athens police say 20-year-old Matthew Smith died early Sunday at O Bleness Memorial Hospital. Witnesses told police the fall was an accident.

Smith, of the Cincinnati suburb of Loveland, had just completed his sophomore year at the school.

The Montgomery County coroner s office is performing an autopsy.

Smith is the second Ohio University student to die after a fall this year. On April 29, Eric Hansen, a 20-year-old sophomore from the Cleveland suburb of Seven Hills, died after tumbling from the fourth floor of a campus building.

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