Elon University football player dies after fall at UNC-Chapel Hill


CHAPEL HILL (WTVD) — Elon University reports football player Demitri Allison was killed in a fall from a residence hall at UNC Chapel Hill Wednesday afternoon.

It happened at the 10-story Morrison Residence Hall.

Allison, 21, was a junior from Cornelius who played wide receiver and was working towards a degree in management.

“Demitri was a talented young man with a bright future who was loved by his teammates. We mourn his loss deeply and we pray for his family and loved ones,” said Athletics Director Dave Blanks in a statement.

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