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Student falls from fourth-floor window at Taylor Allderdice High School

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| Thursday, November 6, 2014 10:41 a.m.

A 16-year-old student said he fell out of a fourth-story window, but other students gave a different version of events at Taylor Allderdice High School in Squirrel Hill on Thursday, a Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman said.

The student suffered lower body injuries when he landed on the parking lot about 8:45 a.m., Pittsburgh EMS Acting Deputy Chief Bob Farrow said. Paramedics took him to UPMC Presbyterian in serious condition.

The student said he fell out of the bathroom window, which is a few feet off the floor, Pugh said. But other students said they saw the teen climbing out the window, she said.

“It definitely is not easy to fall out of that window,” Pugh said. “We have one report from the student, but we have conflicting reports from other students. We’re investigating to get to what happened.”

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