Aoife Beary, Berkeley balcony collapse survivor, dies aged 27

Aoife Beary, center, in 2016, listens as California state lawmakers discuss a bill that would make construction businesses more transparent.

(CNN)Aoife Beary, one of the survivors of the 2015 Berkeley balcony collapse that killed six people, has died aged 27.

She was left with life-altering injuries after the fourth-floor balcony of an apartment building in Berkeley, California collapsed and plunged 40 feet to the ground while she and her friends were celebrating her 21st birthday.
Beary died "peacefully" on January 1 "after a brave battle with her injuries sustained" in the balcony collapse, according to her death notice.
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    Five of the six killed in the June 2015 incident were Irish students, all aged 21, and one was a 22-year-old Irish-American. Seven other people were injured.
      On Sunday, Beary's alma mater, University College Dublin, confirmed that she died on Saturday and extended its "deepest sympathies to Aoife's family and frie