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Coroner: Sacred Heart grad's death apparently accidental

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Melanie Reichert Melanie Reichert

BOWLING GREEN, KY (WAVE) - The Warren County Coroner said Thursday the death of a Western Kentucky University student from Louisville appears to be accidental.

Melanie Reichert, 19, died November 17 after suffering a fall at a Bowling Green home the previous night. Friends told an ambulance crew Reichert slipped and hit the back of her head on a concrete step.

The 2012 Sacred Heart Academy graduate was a WKU sophomore.

Toxicology results are pending.

Visitation for Reichert will be November 21 and 22 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road. Her funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Patrick Catholic Church near Middletown.

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