Fan dies after falling while leaving Denver Broncos’ stadium

Flags fly outside Mile High Stadium prior to an NFL football game between the Houston Texans and the Denver Broncos, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER, CO (AP) — Authorities say a fan has died after falling 30 to 50 feet at the Denver Broncos’ stadium after Monday night’s game.

The Denver medical examiner’s office said Tuesday the man was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead after the stadium fall. Investigators haven’t released his identity.

A Denver police spokesman did not immediately provide details about the investigation.

The incident occurred near the north end of Sports Authority Filed at Mile High following the Broncos’ 27-9 win over the Houston Texans.

Stadium Management Co., which operates the stadium, said the fan fell over a stairwell railing. The company was trying to learn more about what happened. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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