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Associated Press , Published August 13 2013

Fan who died in Atlanta's Turner Field fall went to several games a month

ATLANTA — Fulton County Medical Examiner's investigators say the man who fell over a railing at an Atlanta baseball didn't have injuries other than those from the fall and that toxicology tests are pending.

In a release Tuesday, officials said 30-year-old Ronald Homer of Conyers, Ga. fell 85 feet to his death at Turner Field on Monday night. Authorities initially said the man had fallen 65 feet.

Police say the fall appears to be an accident. No one was standing near Homer at the time and the incident wasn't recorded on surveillance cameras.

The medical examiner's office said Homer died of blunt force trauma. Toxicology tests on Homer could take up to three weeks.

Homer's relatives said he was a lifelong Atlanta Braves fan.


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