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Fan falls to his death at 49ers, Packers game

Police report that a man who fell off a walkway while on his way to the San Francisco 49ers game at Candlestick Park has died.
San Francisco (WSYR-TV/ABC) – Police report that a man who fell off a walkway while on his way to the San Francisco 49ers game at Candlestick Park has died.

Officer Gordon Shyy says the death came just after kickoff at about 1:30 p.m. in the 49ers' 34-28 win over Green Bay.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was walking with his brother on the Jamestown pedestrian walkway when he fell and suffered serious injuries.

Off-duty medics and police officers gave him first aid until an ambulance arrived, but the man was declared dead from his injuries.

Multiple witnesses told police that the man appeared to be intoxicated at the time of his fall.

His identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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