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Student Dies After Fall From Fraser Street Parking Deck

Twenty-two-year-old Penn State student Andrew Magargle, of Pasadena, Md., died yesterday morning after falling from the Fraser Street Parking Deck.

State College Police responded to a report of a male found lying on the south side of the garage at 9:38 a.m. on December 20 and confirmed the death via a press release. Details of the incident are still under investigation, though at this moment they believe no criminal activity was involved and the student died from injuries suffered from the fall. An autopsy will take place today.

At this time, limited information is available on the incident. Our deepest condolences go out to those who knew Magargle. We will continue to update this post as more information becomes available.

UPDATE — 2:30 p.m.

According to Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers, Magargle’s death has been ruled a suicide. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.

“It is with deep sadness that we learned of Andrew’s death. It is always heart wrenching to hear that a student’s life has been cut short, and we grieve for this loss,” said Penn State Spokeswoman Lisa Powers to StateCollege.com. “Our deepest sympathy is offered to his family and friends.”

Magargle was a senior who recently completed his final semester studying computer science. He was expected to graduate today.

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