UO student dies after rooftop fall

EUGENE, Ore. -- A University of Oregon student died after falling from an apartment rooftop Saturday night, Eugene Police said.

Officials said that Alexander Atkins, 22, fell from the roof of an apartment complex at 18th and Harris at around 7 P.M. Saturday. Atkins died at the hospital on Sunday from injuries sustained in the fall, police said.

Eugene Police added that Atkins was drinking alcohol before the fall.