• Teen injured in fall at MIT fraternity building


    BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old man was hurt when he fell four floors through a skylight at a Massachusetts Institute of Technology fraternity.

    Boston fire officials say the MIT student was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening after the fall at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

    The building on Commonwealth Avenue houses Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.

    His name was not made public.


    Statement from MIT:

    A male MIT student fell through a skylight at a house on Commonwealth Avenue on Wednesday evening, Sept. 11. He is in the hospital, alert, and has not sustained any life-threatening injuries, according to MIT's Division of Student Life. The individual has asked that the Institute not release his name. Members of the MIT chapter of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity live in the house. MIT Police took initial statements about the incident and student life officials are gathering further information about the circumstances surrounding the events that evening.

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