At NFL games, always expect the non-expected. Sadly that phrase continued on Sunday.

KIRO 7 reports that a spectator at Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets died following a fall on an escalator at Acrisure Stadium. The Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety released a police and emergency service personnel alerted after a male spectator fell around 4:45 p.m., after the end of New York’s 24-20 victory over the Steelers.

Steelers spokesman Burt Lauten released a statement following the incident Sunday evening. They are working with local authorities and helping their investigation into the matter.

“We are aware of an unfortunate incident that occurred inside Acrisure Stadium today,” the Steelers said in a statement. “We are working with local authorities and helping their investigation into the matter. We are sending our thoughts and prayers to the guest’s family.”

Investigators have not released what caused the fall. Updates will be available when released. Our thoughts are with this fan’s family and friends at this time.

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Andre Porter

Andre is a news writer at Ringside News and its sister site Thirsty For News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 1999. He has been to plenty of Raw and Smackdown television tapings and various WWE PPVs including Wrestlemania. Andre is a graduate of The University of Arts back in 2009 with a BFA in Multimedia. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, The Undertaker and Triple H. Outside of his writing for the two sites Andre is a fan of film, traveling, comics, and all Philadelphia sports. *** John Cena follow him on Twitter***

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