Student falls from 2nd floor balcony

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A student at Klein Collins High School was taken by Life Flight medical helicopter to Memorial Hermann Hospital after she fell from a second-floor balcony and landed on her head, a spokeswoman for the Klein Independent School District confirmed to FOX 26 News.
 
Rimato released the following statement on Friday afternoon:

At approximately 12:40, a 9th grade female student climbed over the 2nd story railing and fell to the floor below. Campus administration and nursing staff were immediately on the scene. The student was initially stabilized by EMT personnel and then taken by Lifeflight to the trauma center in the Houston Medical Center. A parent and family members arrived prior to Lifeflight leaving the campus and will meet them at the hospital.

At this time, we don't know the circumstances behind her climbing over the railing.

Crisis counselors are at the campus to work with students and staff affected by today's tragedy.

At this time, we do not know the condition of the student. More information will be released as available.

The Klein ISD and Klein Collins administration are deeply saddened by today's incident.

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