Death of Radford Univ. freshman investigated as accident


Officials say the death of a Virginia freshman who was found unresponsive in a Radford University dorm is being investigated as an accident.

News outlets report 19-year-old Jacob B. Terry, of Hampton, was found unresponsive in Peery Hall just before 4 a.m. on Tuesday.

University spokesman Joe Carpenter says Terry was taken to Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, where he died a short time later.

Further details have not been released.

The university's interim vice president of Student Affairs, Susan Trageser, has extended sympathies to Terry's family and friends.

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