A freshman Utah Tech University student is dead after accidentally falling from a fifth-floor balcony early Sunday morning, according to the university and Utah Tech Police Department. Campus mourns student who fell to his death on Utah Tech campus - 18-year-old Peyton Hall, a freshman from South Jordan. fell early Sunday from the fifth floor of his unit at Campus View Suites.
The interim chief said mental health counselors were sent to students straight away Sunday and will continue to work with them in upcoming weeks. Interim chief Bridge says his department's investigation into Hall's death is still ongoing and they are waiting for a toxicology report before releasing more details.
A candlelight vigil will be held for Hall on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the North Encampment Mall. As for the students, the Booth Wellness Center remains available and open for those dealing with trauma following the incident.
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