Man Dies After Falling from Escalator at Reliant Stadium


Houston Texans fans watched in horror as a man fell to his death from an escalator inside Reliant Stadium Thursday night.

The incident happened after 8 p.m. as the Texans were playing the Vikings at the stadium.

Witnesses said the man fell from the 600 level. Cell phone video obtained from a game attendee shows people scrambling and pleading for someone to help the victim.

Randall Wisdom, a Texans fan from Channelview, said he and his 18-year-old daughter were on the escalator below the victim when the incident happened.

“My daughter is devastated, she’s never experienced something like that,” he said. “We seen him when he landed.”

Wisdom said they first saw a hat and cup fall, and the man came next.

The victim was transported by private ambulance to Memorial Hermann Southwest.

Houston Police Department homicide detectives were on the scene.

The man’s identity has not been released.

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