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Drake student dies

DES MOINES (KWWL) - An 18-year old student at Drake Univeristy has died.  Victorya Van-Pelt was hospitalized the first day of class with symptoms of a respiratory condition.

A Drake spokeswoman says she died of acute upper respiratory distress, and the illness did not appear to be related to the H1N1 flu virus.

Online producer:  Adam Amdor


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