Sunday, March 19, 2006

Penn State student critically injured in fall

The War On Drugs -- even Underage Drinking -- causes some strange behaviors. Don't do this. Be safe.
Penn State student critically injured in fall A Penn State student was critically injured when he fell about five stories while trying to climb down a makeshift rope as police were busting an underage drinking party in a campus dormitory Friday night, authorities said.

Police said Ryan P. Walton, 19, of Harleysville, tied a bedspread and sheet together and tried to climb down from a sixth-story window while university police officers were questioning partygoers in another room on the State College, Centre County campus.

Mr. Walton fell about 55 feet, landing on grass, dirt and gravel. He suffered severe internal injuries, the university reported.

He was in critical condition last night at Altoona Hospital in Blair County.

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