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SDSU suspends 14 fraternities after student death

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"Outgoing, light-hearted and goofy person"

SAN DIEGO, Calif (KYMA) - San Diego State University has confirmed the death of a 19-year-old student hospitalized after attending a fraternity event. 14 fraternities have now been suspended.

NBC San Diego reports that Freshman Dylan Hernandez died surrounded by family late Sunday night.

SDSU says police are investigating the situation, with no further details about what exactly led to the student's death.

In a statement SDSU says they have suspended the Interfraternity Council and all chapter organizations amid misconduct allegations.

The suspension does not impact the 10 other fraternities on campus under different councils.

Hernandez was said to be an "outgoing, light-hearted and goofy person," in a GoFundMe  set up to support the family. 

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Ericka Conant

Ericka Conant has served as a Digital Content Producer since October 2019. Originally from El Centro, she calls the Desert Southwest her home.

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