Fan Dies After Falling From Escalator At Steelers Game

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There was a tragic scene after this afternoon’s Steelers-Jets game at Acrisure Stadium.

According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, a fan died after falling from an escalator at the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Jets game on Sunday.

Via Pittsburgh Public Safety

Around 4:45 p.m. on October 2nd, Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS and Pittsburgh Bureau of Police within Acrisure Stadium responded after an adult male fell from an escalator.

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

He later passed from his injuries.

The Mobile Crime Unit responded to process the scene, and VCU is heading the investigation.


The Steelers released a statement to the USA Today regarding the matter.

Via USA Today

We are aware of an unfortunate incident that occurred inside Acrisure Stadium today,” Steelers spokesman Burt Lauten said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports.

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

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