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Virginia Tech Lacrosse Player Dies In NC

Virginia Tech Lacrosse Player Dies In NC

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A Virginia Tech student-athlete has died after an accident involving a rope swing in North Carolina. 20-year-old Alex Hable used a rope to swing into Lake Gaston near the Virginia-North Carolina border. His body was found on a rock near the lake at around 3 p.m. Friday. Hable was a men’s lacrosse player for the Hokies, and his family is in Chesterfield County. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is still trying to determine how he died.

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