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Man Dies in Fall at Turner Field Before Atlanta Braves Game

August 12th, 2013 at 11:28 PM
By Cody Fields

A man who fell at Turner Field before Monday's game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies has died at the hospital, 11 Alive News reports.

Atlanta police say the man died after a 65-foot fall just after 8:30 p.m., while the Braves and Phillies were in a rain delay.

"There was an accident earlier tonight at Turner Field with a spectator falling from the upper level," the team said in a statement. "The spectator has been transported to the hospital. The Atlanta Police Department are investigating and we refer all media inquiries to them at this time."

Paramedics took the man to the Atlanta Medical Center, where he later died.

The cause of the fall has yet to be determined.

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