Missouri University of Science and Technology student Ryan Lewis, 19, of DeSoto, Missouri, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained from a fall at Thomas Jefferson Hall. He was a freshman in computer engineering.
Missouri S&T University Police responded to a call of a medical emergency at TJ Hall at about 12:05 p.m. Monday. According to University Police, Lewis was on the ground outside of the residence hall and was without a pulse. An officer performed CPR on Lewis, who was transported to Phelps County Regional Medical Center and later to University Hospital in Columbia, where he was pronounced dead Monday night.
Members of Missouri S&T’s counseling staff are available to assist students, faculty or staff members affected by Lewis’ death. Those who wish to seek counseling services may contact the counseling office at 204 Norwood Hall on campus, by calling 573-341-4211 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional counseling and support information is also available at counsel.mst.edu.