Man dies in fall while visiting Temple University friends

September 30, 2013 9:31:23 AM PDT
A 19-year-old has died after a fall in an apartment complex near Temple University.

Landon Nuss, 19, of Lititz, Pa., died after the fall around 1:30 a.m. Sunday at the Kardon/Atlantic Apartments.

Police say Nuss was in North Philadelphia visiting friends who attend Temple University.

He was smoking in a stairwell when he fell one story.

The incident is being investigated as an accident.

In a statement, a Temple spokesperson said "The university extends its sympathy to Nuss's family and friends."