Man dies from fall at Candlestick Park in San Francisco
A man fell from an elevated walkway during a San Francisco 49ers game at Candlestick Park on Sunday, September 8.
The 32-year-old man, whom the police did not identify to the public, fell to the sidewalk at around 1:03 p.m. as he was making his way across the overpass, which leads to the stadium from the parking area, San Francisco Police Lieutenant Laura Knight told the Los Angeles Times.
Knight said off-duty emergency medical personnel were able to give the man first aid, but the man died either in the hospital or on the way there. Police were not sure yet where he died.
In a statement published on NFL.com, the San Francisco 49ers released the following statement: “The San Francisco 49ers…would like to express our deepest condolences to the family during this difficult time.”