Man dies after falling from third floor window in Columbia

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One man is dead after falling out of a third story  window in Columbia Wednesday morning. It happened around 8:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Union Street.

According to police when they got on scene they found an adult male lying unconscious on the sidewalk with severe injuries. The male was transported to Lancaster General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Upon investigation officials say the male fell from his bedroom window on the third floor. The victim lived with his disabled mother, who was on the first floor of the home when the fall occurred.

According to police no other people were home at the time of the fall. Police do no suspect foul play.

The identity of the male is being withheld due to family notification.

1 Comment

  • Sarah Martindale

    Wow that's so crazy! I heard of people falling out of weakly framed windows in older buildings but I've never seen someone just "fall out of a window" in a casual manner. We had frame rotting at our place but it's something to look out for when it comes to children because they are susceptible to accidents.… – these are some tips I found for minor repairs around the home and I found it useful hopefully someone else will. But poor guy!

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