A Kansas University freshman injured in a fall from a campus-area roof more than two months ago has entered physical rehabilitation, a hospital spokesman said today.
Sara Anne Driessel has been at University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan., since Oct. 24, when she fell from the second-story roof of a friend's home at 1045 Tenn. She was discharged today from the hospital's regular nursing unit and sent to a rehab unit in the hospital, spokesman Bob Hallinan said.
Hallinan mistakenly said earlier today that Driessel had been discharged from the hospital.
The fall happened about 3:40 a.m. after Driessel went out onto the home's flat roof to smoke, police said. Police would not say whether alcohol was a factor in the fall.
Neighbors said the home on Tennessee Street, owned by the parents of a KU student, frequently was the site of loud parties.
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