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The frightening trend of fans falling to their deaths at sporting events continues. According to police, a fan fell from an elevated walkway and died at Candlestick Park shortly after the Packers-49ers game kicked off on Sunday.


The identity of the dead man has not yet been released, and it's not clear exactly how far he fell from the walkway. Police say that off-duty paramedics and police officers gave the man first aid until an ambulance arrived, at which point he was declared dead. Multiple witnesses said that the man appeared to be intoxicated before he fell from the walkway.


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