Fan dies after fall at Coors Field

Updated: May 26, 2011, 8:29 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- A 27-year-old man who fell about 20 feet and struck his head on concrete during the seventh inning of a Colorado Rockies game has been declared dead, authorities said Thursday.

Witnesses told police that the man had been trying to slide down a staircase railing at Coors Field and lost his balance during Tuesday afternoon's game between the Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks, Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said.

The Denver coroner's office identified the man Thursday ...

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