PITTSBURGH – A spectator at Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Jets has died after falling down an escalator at Acrisure Stadium.
The Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety Said police and emergency services personnel were alerted after a male spectator fell around 4:45 pm, shortly after the end of New York’s 24-20 victory over the Steelers.
Paramedics provided on-scene care before the victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition. She died shortly after. The man’s identity has not been released.
“We are aware of an unfortunate incident that occurred inside Acrisure Stadium today,” the Steelers said in a statement. “We are working with the local authorities and assisting in their investigation into the matter. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family of the guest.”