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Man dies after fall in Pittsburgh's Acrisure Stadium

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PITTSBURGH — A man is dead after falling from an escalator in Acrisure Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Police and EMS within the stadium responded to the incident around 4:45 p.m. following the New York Jets-Pittsburgh Steelers game.

Paramedics administered care on scene and transported him in critical condition to a local hospital.

According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, the man later died from his injuries.

Steelers spokesman Burt Lauten said they were aware of “an unfortunate incident” that occurred inside Acrisure Stadium Sunday.


“We are working with local authorities and helping their investigation into the matter,” Lauten said. “We are sending our thoughts and prayers to the guest’s family.”

No other information was immediately made available.


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