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Woman Dies After Falling Off Roof In North Philadelphia

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By Tim Jimenez, Al Novack, and Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 19-year-old woman is dead after police say she fell from the roof of a North Philadelphia row house, not far from Temple University, on Wednesday night.

It was after 5pm and a party was going on at a home on the 1900 block of North 18th Street.  It was there , police say, that Alli Fausnaught accidentally fell off the roof of the three-story house.  She was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Fausnaught, a student at West Chester University, was visiting her boyfriend, a student at Temple, who was attending an annual Spring Fling celebration at the private home.

Police say at least 10 people were on the roof and drinking when she tripped and fell. The fall is believed to be accidental.

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