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NKU student injured after falling down Hudepohl building elevator shaft

Four Northern Kentucky University students were inside the old Hudepohl building taking photos, according to police (Photo: Dave Smith, FOX19 NOW) Four Northern Kentucky University students were inside the old Hudepohl building taking photos, according to police (Photo: Dave Smith, FOX19 NOW)
Four Northern Kentucky University students were inside the building taking photos when one of them fell about 12 feet down the shaft, said Cincinnati firefighter Greg Potter. (Photo: Dave Smith, FOX19 NOW) Four Northern Kentucky University students were inside the building taking photos when one of them fell about 12 feet down the shaft, said Cincinnati firefighter Greg Potter. (Photo: Dave Smith, FOX19 NOW)
The female student being wheeled into the ambulance (Source: Dave Smith, FOX19 NOW) The female student being wheeled into the ambulance (Source: Dave Smith, FOX19 NOW)
QUEENSGATE, OH (FOX19) -

A female Northern Kentucky University student fell down an elevator shaft while taking photos with a group of students inside the old Hudepohl building in Queensgate.

Officials responded to the building on Dalton Avenue and Linn Street at approximately 7:47 p.m. Tuesday, after reports of a woman falling down the elevator shaft. 

Four Northern Kentucky University students were inside the building taking photos when one of them fell about 12 feet down the shaft, said Cincinnati District 1 Fire Chief Greg Potter.

Police identified the students as William Tharp, Clair Poirier, McKenzie Manley and Kathy Tuttle. Tuttle is the student who fell down the shaft.

It took firefighters 30 minutes to extricate Tuttle from the elevator shaft, according to officials. 

Tuttle was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, said Cincinnati District 1 Police Sgt. Kenneth Hall.

All four students will be likely be charged with trespassing, according to Sgt. Hall. 

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