A college student from Portland, Oregon, age 19 was killed

After a brick column fell, two more people were hurt

On the first day of a new fall semester the incident happened

Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts institution with around 2,000 students, received a visit from fire firefighters

Police were informed by witnesses that one person had major injuries

No one was pinned beneath the column, according to the first responders

Found that one male, age 19, had passed away at the spot

According to Portland Fire & Rescue, two women, both age 18, were also injured

One of them had an arm injury, while the other had an abdomen injury

Both were taken to a hospital, but the agency did not disclose their current health statuses