A 49ers’ fan dies after a fall at Candlestick Park during Sunday’s 49ers-Green Bay Packers game. The 49ers fan fell from an elevated pedestrian walkway onto the sidewalk down below, according to ABC News on Sept. 8.
Gordon Shyy, a spokesperson for the Sand Francisco Police Department, reports that there were witnesses to the unidentified man’s fall and it appears he was intoxicated at the time of the accident. He fell to his death off the walkway which goes around Candlestick Park just after kickoff at about 1:30 this afternoon.
Off duty paramedics and police officers attended to the 49ers fan until the emergency personal arrived to help. He was declared dead on the scene, his injuries were so severe that he couldn’t be saved.
The man, who police are keeping his identity under wraps until his family is notified, looks to be in his 30s say witnesses. It was not immediately known how many feet he fell off the walkway to his death.