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Written by The Staff   
Monday, 02 October 2006 00:54

Dolphin StadiumA piece of concrete fell approx. 20 feet and struck a woman attending yesterday's final game of the season for the Marlins at Dolphin Stadium. The accident occurred in the 4th inning in section 242. The woman sustained minor injuries, and was treated by paramedics at her seat where the injury occurred. The woman mentioned that she would have her personal doctor look at the injury today. She stayed after the injury and continued to watch the game.

As reported, George Torres, director of corporate communications for the stadium speculated the accident may have been caused by some rebar that had rusted, causing a piece of concrete to give way and fall approximately 20 feet into the seating area. Torres said the piece of concrete weighed less than a pound, though it was described by other fans in the stands as being "the size of a football.''

(The Miami Herald

 
 
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