Teen dies after falling from North Carolina hotel balcony

Published 12:32 pm Monday, February 14, 2022

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A teenager has died after falling from a hotel balcony in North Carolina.

The Chapel Hill Police Department reported that the 13-year-old fell from a fifth-floor balcony at the Graduate Hotel on West Franklin Street just before 11 p.m. on Saturday.

The teen landed on the third floor.

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The cause of the fall is under investigation. In a press release Sunday, police did not release the name of the teen or any other details about the incident.

Once known as the Franklin Hotel, it reopened as the Graduate Hotel in 2020.