There’s some unfortunate news from Atlanta this evening as a fan has fallen 35 feet from the upper level of the Georgia Dome during the North Carolina State-Tennessee game.
The incident allegedly happened in the first half and was reported by multiple media outlets.
The man, 20, was reportedly a Tennessee fan and was been taken to an Atlanta-area hospital. Per the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, the man fell on another fan, who was also taken to the hospital.
It’s not known if alcohol was involved, but here’s more on the situation.
Tennessee won tonight’s game by a final score of 35-21.
Updated 9/1 @ 8: 11 a.m. ET: Unfortunately, the worst fears for the man who fell from the upper level of the Georgia Dome have come to fruition. Per the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office, the man, Isaac Grubb of Lenoir City, Tenn., was pronounced dead Friday night just before before midnight.
Our hearts go out to Grubb’s family during this time of tragedy.