Woman climbing residence hall tower plummets to her death

Oct. 31, 2011
Victim was scaling the scaffolding outside Watterson Towers at Illinois State University

From The Bloomington Pantagraph: A 45-year-old woman climbing up scaffolding outside of a 28-story residence hall at Illinois State University in Normal fell to her death Sunday evening. The woman, who was not a student, was about two-thirds of the way to the top of Watterson Towers when she fell. The scaffolding was in place as part of a renovation of the residence hall. Authorities say the woman was in the area visiting relatives.

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