Notre Dame won't use lifts for filming

Updated: March 8, 2011, 4:14 PM ET
Associated Press

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame announced Tuesday that it will no longer use hydraulic lifts for videographers at football practices, five months after a student fell to his death when one of the machines toppled over on a windy day.

The school said it will instead use remote-controlled cameras -- a system The Rev. John Jenkins, Notre Dame's president, said fulfills a pledge made after Declan Sullivan died.

"I said in the days after Declan's death that we would do everything in our ...

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