Fan dies after fall at Candlestick during 49ers-Packers game


SEPTEMBER 8 — A fan fell from an elevated pedestrian walkway and died at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park just after kickoff of the 49ers and Packers game.

San Francisco police spokesman Gordon Shyy says multiple people witnessed the man’s fall onto a sidewalk from the Jamestown walkway, which goes around Candlestick.

The fan appeared to be intoxicated when he fell at 1:30 pm PT according to reports. Medics and police officers game the man aid until an ambulance arrived but he was later declared dead.

His identity is being withheld until the medical examiner notifies his family.