PHILADELPHIA — A Temple University student died on Tuesday after he fell from his dorm on Tuesday morning, the school said.

A statement from Temple University President Richard M. Englert identified the student as 19-year-old freshman Richard Dalcourt. Englert said Dalcourt was a mechanical engineering student, and was in his first semester at the school.

According to the Princeton Patch, citing district officials, Dalcourt was a member of the West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North class of 2017.

It's not clear from information released so far how Dalacourt fell from the window.

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