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Connecticut college student dies rock climbing in Africa

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? Photo of Oliver Pacchiana from Facebook ? Photo of Oliver Pacchiana from Facebook
GREENWICH, CT (WFSB) -

A native of Greenwich died Easter Sunday after an accident occurred while he was rock climbing in Namibia.

According to a Facebook page setup in his honor, Oliver Pacchiana, 20, was born and raised in Greenwich.

He was a studying a engineering at University of Pennsylvania where he was spending a semester aboard at the University of Cape Town.

A funeral is expected to be held for Pacchiana on Saturday at St. Paul Church on Sherwood Avenue in Greenwich at 2:30 p.m.

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