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Woman dies after falling through skylight at Columbia Falls HS

Columbia Falls PD
Posted at 9:30 AM, Aug 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-01 11:30:41-04

COLUMBIA FALLS – A 20-year-old woman died early Sunday after falling through a skylight at Columbia Falls High School.

The Columbia Falls Police Department responded to a report of a medical emergency at 2:25 a.m.

Officers arrived at the scene and found a woman in “medical distress”, according to a news release.

Despite administering first aid, police say the victim died as a result of her injuries.

An investigation determined that “for unknown reasons” the woman managed to get on the roof with two other people and then fell through a skylight and landed on the gym floor.

The woman’s name has not yet been released pending notification of her next of kin.