published Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Family reacts to UT fan falling to death

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

LENOIR CITY, TN — Cheering on the Vols has cost a young east Tennessee man his life.

20-year-old Isaac Grubb fell from the upper level of the Georgia Dome during Tennessee's opener with North Carolina State Friday night.

A medical examiner says he fell about 35 feet, onto another fan seated in the mezzanine area. The other fan was treated at a hospital and released, but Grubb survived only about three more hours.

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