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Copper Hills High student in serious condition after fall
First Published Nov 30 2011 08:18 am • Last Updated Nov 30 2011 04:41 pm

A Copper Hills High student remained in serious condition Wednesday, the day after he accidentally fell 20-25 feet from a second-story railing at the southwest Salt Lake County school.

Intermountain Medical Center spokesman Jess Gomez said Andrew Pritchett, a 15-year-old sophomore at the school (5445 Bingham Highway), was undergoing treatment for head injuries suffered when he apparently slipped while attempting a handstand on the railing about 3:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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Pritchett initially had been listed in critical condition and was unconscious and bleeding when taken by medical helicopter from the scene.


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