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C-Mac
10-20-2009, 02:23 PM
Member of Chargers' game-day staff dies from injuries after fall
(http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=09000d5d813909a8&template=with-video-with-comments&confirm=true)
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- A member of the Chargers' game-day staff has died after falling out of the press box before Monday night's game against the Denver Broncos at Qualcomm Stadium.

Walt Daniels, 66, died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at Sharp Memorial Hospital, the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office said.

"The San Diego Chargersí family is greatly saddened by the loss of Walt Daniels," the team said in a statement Tuesday. "Walt loved the team and loved working in the press box on game days for more than 20 years. Our prayers are with his family and friends during this most difficult time."

Daniels appeared to sustain a head injury after falling about 25 to 30 feet out of a booth that was to be used by Broncos assistant coaches and landing on the loge level. He was administered CPR before being taken to the hospital.

Workers later cleaned up a puddle of blood.

The accident happened about three hours before kickoff and delayed the opening of the gates by about 40 minutes.

seclark
10-20-2009, 02:26 PM
dang...
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Rooster
10-20-2009, 02:28 PM
Damn that's awful. I saw the report last night before the game that someone fell. Crazy.

Von Dumbass
10-20-2009, 02:29 PM
RIP :(

Buehler445
10-20-2009, 02:35 PM
Damn dude. Unfortunate accident.

A lot of death in football with that UConn kid...

Fritz88
10-20-2009, 02:41 PM
that's sad.

CoMoChief
10-20-2009, 02:41 PM
damn.

Dayze
10-20-2009, 02:42 PM
RIP.

what a drag man. tough way to go.

Buck
10-20-2009, 02:45 PM
Pretty much makes the game seem meaningless.

RIP

JohnnyV13
10-20-2009, 02:47 PM
how the heck did he fall from the press box?

JD10367
10-20-2009, 02:52 PM
how the heck did he fall from the press box?

I dunno, but maybe they should consider putting bars or windows or something.

(Especially in St. Louis and Tampa Bay and some other places, 'cause, like, the coaches might consider jumping.)

Red Coater
10-20-2009, 02:56 PM
RIP

BigMeatballDave
10-20-2009, 02:57 PM
I hate watching the Donkey's win too, but leaping to your death is taking it a bit far...





...too soon?

TinyEvel
10-20-2009, 02:58 PM
I hate watching the Donkey's win too, but leaping to your death is taking it a bit far...





...too soon?

No, after 12 sincere posts, anything's game

blaise
10-20-2009, 03:02 PM
Lights out.

Demonpenz
10-20-2009, 03:03 PM
he saw the bronco's throwbacks and took the easy way out

ClevelandBronco
10-20-2009, 03:04 PM
how the heck did he fall from the press box?

He was stringing cable.

Demonpenz
10-20-2009, 03:05 PM
He was stringing cable.

Tom must have pushed him *THINKING MAN SMILEY*

blaise
10-20-2009, 03:06 PM
how the heck did he fall from the press box?

He was aiming for Norv Turner.

Pestilence
10-20-2009, 03:10 PM
He was stringing cable.

The report that I heard was that he was delivering information to the press box.

Pablo
10-20-2009, 05:11 PM
he saw the bronco's throwbacks and took the easy way outLMAO

Pink Paradise 2010
10-20-2009, 11:29 PM
i read that earlier, it gave me the chills. damn that would suck. anyone push him? thats what my thoughts are....

CaliforniaChief
10-21-2009, 01:04 AM
I have a thing with heights. That just gives me the hee-bees. I feel badly for his family and for the Chargers.

Pioli Zombie
10-21-2009, 06:28 AM
Hmmmmm, that's gives me an idea for new one....
Sanchez couldnt hit the loge seats if he fell out of a press box.
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