Western Kentucky University student dies after fall down stairs

kward1@herald-leader.comNovember 19, 2013 

A Western Kentucky University student died after falling down a flight of stairs at a house in Bowling Green last weekend.

Melanie Reichert, 19, of Louisville fell at a house on Park Street on Saturday night and was taken to The Medical Center at Bowling Green, Warren County Coroner Kevin Kirby said. Reichert died Sunday.

Kirby said an autopsy was conducted, and toxicology results are pending.

Kirby said police are investigating the case as an accident.

"All the injuries are consistent with her fall," he said.

Karla Ward: (859) 231-3314. Twitter: @HLpublicsafety.

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