Ohio State student dies after falling from Lane Avenue parking garage


COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio State University student has died after authorities say he fell from a parking garage Tuesday morning.

Dispatchers said they were called at 7:28 a.m. on a report of a suspicious person on top of the Lane Avenue Parking Garage.

Authorities say the student, identified as Joshua Song, fell from the garage.

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A spokesperson with Ohio State issued the following statement:

“On behalf of the Ohio State community, our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of Joshua Song during this difficult time. We have reached out to express our sympathy and offer our support to Joshua's family.”

Counseling is available for students affected by this incident. They can call 614-292-5766.

Investigators say they have closed the top floor of the parking garage while they conduct their investigation.

Roads surrounding the garage were also closed but have since reopened.

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