The investigation — currently being conducted by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and local law enforcement — is still ongoing, but witnesses told the Colorado Gazette that the man fell to his death from a bridge just west of one of the stadium’s entrance gates around 11 p.m local time.
According to a statement issued by the Air Force Academy that was obtained by USA Today, the man was a civilian and not affiliated with the Air Force or Department of Defense.
The initial investigation forced the closure of the nearest gate, contributing to a mountain of traffic problems after the game which was attended by over 40,000 people.
Prior to the first period, parking was a rare commodity and a logistical nightmare. According to ESPN, some fans entering the venue almost two hours after the event started.
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