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Student From Ill. Dies In Fall At Ohio State Park

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) - A man who fell to his death in an Ohio park has been identified as a student from Illinois who had met up with a high school girlfriend and her family.

Hocking County Coroner Dr. Dave Cummin said Tuesday that 18-year-old Purdue University honors student William Beinlich died Sunday from a head injury.

Hocking Hills State Park Manager Chris Grupenhof tells the Logan Daily News the teen from Gurnee, Ill., wandered off a trail and slipped, tumbling 60 feet into a shallow pool at a waterfall.

Beinlich was pronounced dead at the scene.

The coroner says the park was a mid-point for Beinlich and for the young woman and her family, who had moved from Illinois to Virginia.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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