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Teen dies after falling from roof of school

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Cleveland Police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 18-year-old male, who reportedly fell from the roof of the Clara E. Westropp School at 19101 Puritas Avenue in Cleveland.

Crews responded to the call around 1:52 a.m.

A friend of the teen told police that they climbed from the back of the school up onto the roof to drink alcohol.  The accident happened as the victim walked over to the edge of the roof to urinate and slipped off the roof.

After the fall, the friend of the teen says he climbed off the roof and to find him unconscious then so he ran home to call 911.  He adds that he waited for EMS to arrive.

The report says EMS started treating the injured teen in the ambulance and transported him to Fairview Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

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