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UW student, 19, dies after falling on campus walkway

Flowers have been placed on the East side of Drumheller Fountain near where a 19-year-old University of Washington student died Wednesday after she slipped on a campus path and suffered a head injury.

The sophomore slipped in the area north of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Building and east of Drumheller Fountain around 10:30 a.m., UW Police Maj. Steve Rittereiser said in an email. 209280

It's not yet clear if icy conditions from the recent snowstorm played a role in the student's fall, a university police spokesman said. Detectives are investigating.

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