Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Dude falls off six-story balcony, walks away with a few scrapes

He was just trying to do a good deed: pluck a stranger's fallen swimsuit from the edge of the balcony above. Matthew Savage reached, jumped, felt his fingertips touch the shorts - and then felt himself tumble over the railing of the sixth-floor balcony of his Myrtle Beach hotel room.

"I just closed my eyes," the 17-year-old said, recalling the Friday night fall. He was recovering Saturday in his Tropical Winds hotel room on Ocean Boulevard, nursing mere scrapes and bruises on his back and legs. » Full article here



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