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Here's why it's a terrible idea to let a drunk person 'sleep it off'

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In September, 18-year-old Louisiana State University freshman Maxwell Gruver died after fraternity brothers invited the pledge to a late-night "bible study" at their fraternity house. Gruver died with a blood alcohol level of .495 in his system, The Washington Post reports. That's more than 6 times the legal limit in most states.
Gruver passed out around midnight at the frat house, but two of his fellow students waited until the morning to take him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the New York Times .
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