Rigger Dies At Super Bowl Site

A construction worker fell to his death Jan. 14 at the University of Phoenix Stadium, which is being prepped for the 2015 Super Bowl.

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Glendale Police said the 31-year-old man fell 35 feet from a structure in a stadium parking lot, according to KTAR News, and the state division of OSHA is expected to investigate.

Sources told Pollstar that the fall involved a medical condition and that the rigger – nicknamed “Scrappy” – died of his injuries at a nearby hospital.

The Glendale, Ariz., stadium is hosting the Super Bowl Feb. 1.