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Stay Out Stay Alive Fatal Accident Summaries
for 2011

Man Falls Into Limestone Quarry

The body of a missing University of Wisconsin-Whitewater junior has been found at a limestone quarry after an apparent fall.

The Walworth County Sheriff's Office said the body of the 20-year-old victim was found on Monday at about 7:30 a.m.

Lisa Otterbacher, of Whitewater Police Department, said that a tip led authorities to a limestone quarry.

"We got a tip this morning and that's where our detectives went and that's where we found him," she said.

The body was located at the base of a gravel pit in the quarry. Authorities said that an initial investigation indicates he had fallen from a ledge. They say foul play isn't suspected.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning.

Source: Channel 3000