Fredonia student collapses, dies in dorm room

Nov 2, 2013

Authorities are reporting that a student at the State University of New York at Fredonia has died this morning.

Thomas Dean, a 21-year-old senior from Newfane collapsed in his dorm room while he was engaged in playing video games with a friend. There is no indication of a cause of death, and an autopsy has been scheduled. Foul play is not suspected.

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School President Virginia Schaefer Horvath has states that the school is providing counseling services for students and staff.

Dean was an English major and was involved in a number of campus activities.