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Baseball fan falls from upper deck, dies

People clean a section of the lower seating area at Turner Field where a fan fell from the upper deck during a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Atlanta. The fan was pronounce dead at Grady Memorial Hospital, authorities said. (AP)

Atlanta police say a baseball fan has died after falling from the upper deck at Turner Field during a game between the Braves and New York Yankees.

Lt. Charles Hampton of the Atlanta Police Department homicide unit confirmed death hours after the fall Saturday night.

Hampton said the man was in his early 60s. There was no immediate word on his identity pending notification of his

There was blood left on the concrete surface around the seats after the man was put on a backboard. A group of stadium medical personnel treated the man for about 10 minutes, performing CPR. As the medical workers worked in a circle around the man, security officers cleared the area.

A police spokeswoman confirmed the fan fell.

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