Coroner: Broken neck cause of Bellbrook grad’s death at Mirror Lake

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The Franklin County Coroner says that Austin Singletary died of a broken neck after taking part in the traditional Mirror Lake jump at The Ohio State University Wednesday morning.

Austin Singletary
Austin Singletary

The coroner said Singletary suffered a fracture to his fifth cervical spine, and ruled the death accidental.

In a statement released on Wednesday officials with OSU said they are working on stopping the tradition of the student jump into Mirror Lake the week the football team plays Michigan.

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