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Indiana Woman Dies After Fall From High School Bleachers

The woman worked as a student aide at the school and was watching her grandchildren play when she fell

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    Indiana Woman Dies After Fall From High School Bleachers
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    Authorities in the central Indiana city of Marion said a woman died when she fell from high school bleachers while watching a basketball game.

    Julie Smith, 56, of Upland, died Saturday morning at Eastbrook High School, according to Grant County Coroner Stephen Dorsey.

    Dorsey said Smith was climbing the bleachers when she lost her balance and fell 10 feet, suffering two skull fractures.

    Smith worked as a student aide at the school and was watching her grandchildren play when she fell, according to Dorsey.

    Smith was pronounced dead after she was taken to a hospital, officials said.

    The coroner ruled her death an accident.

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