Italy: American student dies after falling from wall in Rome

Posted on June 11, 2013 • Filed under: Italy, Tourist Dies

As reported by, a 21-year-old American student fell 15 metres to his death during the early hours of Tuesday morning. According to reports, the young man had been sitting on a wall close to the Ponte Sisto on the banks on the Tiber river when he fell. The young man, identified by La Repubblica newspaper as Andrew Cate Carr, a student at John Cabot University, “may have climbed onto the wall while joking around, then tripped and fell,” according to the chief police officer at Trevi police station. Read article

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