The fan was later pronounced dead after being taken to the New York Presbyterian Hospital in Queens. His identity has not yet been released to the public. It was unclear at press time if the man’s death was accidental, police spokesman Hubert Reyes told CNN.
A police source told the Daily News that the concert-goer “attempted a body flip, fell, and landed on the balcony below.” A driver working at Citi Field supported that claim, telling The New York Post that he witnessed the fan fall after attempting to flip.
“He was unresponsive and he hit the ground head first. There was no way he survived,” the driver told the Post.
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