Man dies after falling off staircase at N.Y. Mets’ stadium

NEW YORK - APRIL 13: Citi Field is seen after the New York Mets lost 6-5 to the San Diego Padres on April 13, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.This is the first regular season MLB game being played at the new venue which replaced Shea Stadium as the Mets home field. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

NEW YORK – APRIL 13: Citi Field is seen in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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A man has reportedly fallen to his death at the New York Mets’ home stadium during a Dead & Company concert. According to the New York Police Department on Friday, the 46-year-old man died after falling from a second-floor staircase at Citi Field in Queens.

He was discovered after having “suffered from injuries consistent with a fall from an elevated position,” according to a NYPD spokesperson.

It’s unclear if the man’s death was accidental, although witnesses said he was attempting to do a flip on a balcony before his fall. Police said he may of been under the influence of some type of substance during the incident.

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