Fan dies after fall at Turner Field

Updated: August 13, 2013, 1:22 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- An Atlanta Braves fan who fell to his death at the team's stadium told his mother in a phone call shortly before the accident that he was preparing to head to his seat after a rain delay.

A lifelong Braves fan, Ronald Lee Homer Jr. fell about 65 feet at Monday night's game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, which had been delayed for nearly two hours by heavy rain.

Homer, 30, spoke with his mother by cellphone as he and other fans waited for the rain ...

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