Gainesville woman survives 3rd-floor fall from balcony

Police say woman was drinking underage at party

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A woman fell from a third floor balcony of a Gainesville apartment during a party.

The Gainesville Sun reports the 19-year-old woman was taken to Shands at the University of Florida as a precaution on Saturday night.

According to police, the woman was among several underage guests who were drinking at the party at Courtyard Apartments.

Police say the woman, who was not named in the incident report, apparently fell over the balcony's chest-high cement wall.

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