Ball State student injured after fall from fire escape

Ball State University
(WISH Photo, file)

MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) — Officials at Ball State University say a student was injured last week after falling from a fraternity house fire escape.

A university spokesperson says the female student was treated and released from a hospital after falling from a fire escape she tried to climb at a campus fraternity. The incident happened early Friday morning.

Officials say the student’s name has been withheld at the family’s request. The university has launched an investigation into the incident.

24-Hour News 8 reached out to Ball State University, asking which fraternity house the incident occurred at, but officials declined to comment. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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