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Student critically injured in suicide attempt at BYU’s Tanner Building, police say

(Salt Lake Tribune photo) The N. Eldon Tanner Building on the BYU campus in Provo.

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A BYU student was critically injured when she fell from the fourth floor of the N. Eldon Tanner Building shortly after 9 a.m. on Monday.

Brigham Young University police confirmed that the unidentified woman fell to the first floor of the massive atrium at the center of the building, which houses the Marriott School of Business.

About 90 minutes after the incident, the Tanner Building was closed and classes in it were canceled for the day. BYU tweeted that counseling is available for anyone who witnessed the “tragic incident.”

In a tweet Monday night, the university said police had determined the incident was an attempted suicide.

The school also provided a list of resources for students affected by the event. On campus, those include the Counseling & Psychological Services in the Wilkinson Student Center and campus police. They can also call the Utah County Crisis Line at 801-691-5433 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK, or use the SafeUT app.

Salt Lake Tribune reporter Taylor Stevens contributed to this report.

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