facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Man dies in fall at Atlanta's Turner Field

May 22, 2008 at 9:24 AM   |   Comments

ATLANTA, May 22 (UPI) -- A 25-year-old man died after falling over a railing at Atlanta's Turner Field during a game between the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves.

The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office said Justin Hayes, 25, of Cumming, Ga., was pronounced dead Wednesday night at Grady Memorial Hospital after he fell an estimated four levels in the stadium, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Police told the newspaper Hayes was apparently sliding on a handrail during the bottom of the eighth inning of the game when he fell. Witnesses said he hit concrete and metal railings.

Atlanta Police spokesman Ron Campbell said alcohol may have been involved in the incident, which is still under investigation, the Journal-Constitution said.

© 2008 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Lolo Jones praying for Oscar Pistorius; says father convicted of homicide, too Lolo Jones praying for Oscar Pistorius; says father convicted of homicide, too
2
Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late to practice
3
Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player Andrew Hawkins jokingly kicks out 2-year-old son after learning he's not his favorite player
4
Bills WR Goodwin doubtful vs. Jets
5
Iginla, Avs thump Canucks
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback