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Teen dies after accidental fall from hotel balcony

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A Mullins teenager has died after a fall from a hotel balcony in Myrtle Beach Sunday morning.

According to the Horry County Coroners Office 17 year old Douglas Smith died at approximately 12:05 p.m.  The cause of death was trauma to the head.

Authorities have deemed the fall accidental and the investigation has been closed.

Emergency personnel first responded to the Monterey Bay Suites on Ocean Boulevard just before 11:00 a.m. Sunday.  The victim was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

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