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UC Berkeley student dies after falling from balcony

This image shows a balcony in Berkeley, Calif. where a student fell to her death on Sunday, April 16, 2016. (KGO-TV)

A young woman is dead after falling from a balcony blocks from UC Berkeley's campus.

It happened on Sunday just after midnight at Dwight Way and College Avenue.

Police say the 21-year-old woman from Elk Grove likely fell from a third-story balcony.

She was breathing but unconscious when first responders arrived, and then died at the hospital.

The woman was a student at Cal and active in a sorority.

A witness told ABC7 News it appears to be an accident.

Police are investigating.

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