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Tragedy as man, 18, falls from balcony 

An 18-year-old man has died after suffering severe injuries when he fell from a balcony in Arona.

It is believed he was trying to get into his own apartment as he had forgotten his keys.

The tragic accident happened in the mid-afternoon in Plaza de Valle San Lorenzo.

The 112 emergency control centre was told the young man had been badly hurt when falling from the balcony as he tried to get into his flat.

He suffered a serious head injury and was rushed to hospital but died a few hours later.

He was a former student of a college in Santa Cruz but had moved to live in Arona where he was well-known.