A baseball fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on August 29 during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees.
The man was given emergency medical treatment including CPR at the scene but Atlanta police later confirmed his death.
He fell close to the where the players’ wives and families sit and many could be seen in tears.
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Police said the man was in his early 60s but they have not named him.
A security guard said the man appeared to be hanging on to a wire but then fell on to the lower seats during the seventh inning.
An Atlanta Braves statement read: “We have received confirmation that the fan involved in an accident at this evening’s game has passed away. The Atlanta Braves offer their deepest condolences to the family.”
Another fan died in a fall in 2013 at Turner Field that was later ruled to be a suicide.
Baseball star Andruw Jones has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife Nicole Derick on Christmas morning at their home in Atlanta, Georgia.
Andruw Jones, 35, was booked into the Gwinnett County jail outside Atlanta, about 3:45 a.m. today on a charge of simple assault.
He won the Golden Glove award ten times in a row between 1998 and 2007 for his performance in the outfield for the Atlanta Braves.
Andruw Jones was released seven hours later on $2,400 bail.
Police were called to his home in the exclusive Sugarloaf Country Club in Duluth, Georgia, about 1.25am on Tuesday, according to the Gwinnett Daily Post.
Officers were told that Andruw Jones and his wife of ten years Nicole Derick had been fighting.
The couple have a son and daughter together.
Baseball star Andruw Jones has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife on Christmas morning at their home in Atlanta
Once one of the premier players in the big leagues, Andruw Jones broke into the majors with the Atlanta Braves in 1996 and won 10 consecutive Gold Gloves from 1998-07 as their center fielder.
He has 434 career home runs over 17 seasons in the majors.
Mostly recently, Andruw Jones played for the New York Yankees last season in 2012 and was released as a free agent.
Andruw Jones signed a $3.5 million, one-year contract with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan’s Pacific League earlier this month.
In 2001, Andruw Jones testified in the prostitution case against an Atlanta strip club owner. While he was never charged, he said that he was invited to the Gold Club and that he was propositioned for sex by two strippers.
Andruw Jones testified under oath that he had sex with both the women in front of the club’s owner and six other men.
Kathy Porter, the wife of Atlanta Braves head trainer Jeff Porter died in a tragic New Year’s Eve collision between the SUV he was driving and a police car in Loganville, Georgia.
Kathy Porter, 54, was on her way to the annual college football Chick-fil-A-Bowl game with her husband, son and a friend.
Their son David Porter, 19, and friend Courtney Ann Williams, 18, were taken to hospital but were released last night along with Jeff Porter.
“The Braves family is deeply saddened and shocked to learn about the tragic accident,” a spokesman for the baseball team said last night.
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jeff and Kathy’s family, their son David and all their friends and loved ones.”
The state patrol trooper collided with a Ford Expedition driven by Jeff Porter at an intersection with Capitol Avenue and Memorial Drive
The patrol cruiser was travelling with the lights and siren activated on Saturday at 4:40 p.m. when it crashed with the SUV driven by Jeff Porter.
The state patrol trooper collided with a Ford Expedition driven by Jeff Porter at an intersection with Capitol Avenue and Memorial Drive.
The trooper, travelling westbound on Memorial Drive, was en route to help another trooper who was attempting to stop a motorcyclist.
The rider was located on nearby Interstate 20, west of the Downtown Connector, and had failed to give way, a state patrol spokesman said.
The patrol car collided with the Ford Expedition that was northbound on Capitol Avenue, hitting the SUV on the passenger’s side.
The SUV then struck a utility pole, killing Kathy Porter. Jeff Porter, his son David and Courtney Ann Williams were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment.
The unidentified trooper was examined at the same hospital and released and placed on administrative leave as authorities investigate.
Jeff Porter has been on the Atlanta Braves’ training staff for nearly three decades and the head athletic trainer for nine years.