Dalton Keane, A spectator who died at Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets at Acrisure Stadium.
Dalton Keane, 27, fell from an escalator inside Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh at 4:45 p.m., police said.
The fatal incident occurred shortly after New York defeated the visiting team 24-20
According to police, paramedics responded to the scene and then rushed Keane to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
According to the medical examiner, he died at the hospital at 5:10 p.m., 25 minutes after falling.
Who was Dalton Keane?
Dalton Keane worked as a pipefitter at McCarl’s, a Beaver County industrial service provider.
McCarl’s CEO Ken Burk said in a statement that Keane had worked for the company since 2014 and that everyone at McCarl’s was “shocked and saddened” to learn of his death.
“He joined McCarl’s in 2014 and was highly regarded by our employees,” Burk said. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”
According to Zachary Smith, a local sports podcaster who attended school with Keane, Keane attended Central Valley High School in Center Township.
Smith said he met Keane after Monaca and Center merged to form Central Valley High School in 2009.
He said Keane assisted him with the transition and that the Keane family became the “go-to spot” for fall bonfires.
“Dalton was one of those guys who just blended in,” Smith said. “I didn’t know anyone who had a problem with Dalton.”
He said he last saw Keane outside a Walmart a few months ago. Smith described Keane as a hard worker who was excited about his new role as a father.
Dalton Keane’s older brother Devin Michael Keane, 31, died unexpectedly in December, according to an obituary from Beaver’s Noll Funeral Home.