Four years ago this month, Tyler Cross, a Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity pledge at the University of Texas fell five stories from a dorm room window, dying upon impact. He was 18 years old and had a blood alcohol content twice the legal limit.
The previous year, a Lambada Phi Epsilon pledge, Phanta "Jack" Phoummarath was found dead, with an alcohol blood level of 0.41.
Law enforcement and university officials labeled both tragedies, while unintentional, a result of hazing.
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