Sleeping student falls out of third-story window
A college student in Iowa just went through a terrifying ordeal, and it had nothing to do with sleeping through finals.
But sleeping was involved. An Iowa State University student was dozing in her room, and when she woke up, she was outside of her building and in pain.
And no, this wasn't some hazing prank gone awry.
She was sleeping on a lofted bed in her room, when she supposedly went through a screened window and fell three stories.
Luckily, someone heard cries for help coming from outside of the building around 3am and called for help.
The young woman was taken to a hospital, and she's going to be fine. But people hurt themselves by falling out of bed far more often than you'd think.
In fact, in the United States alone, it's estimated that 450 people die after falling out of bed every year.
Knowing that shocking stat, it's surprising we haven't seen a boom in the "adult crib" business.