Concert-goer falls to his death after trying to do a backflip on stadium balcony

A music lover fell 50 feet to his death after he tried to do a backflip at a concert in New York.

The Brooklyn resident, in his 40s, attempted the trick during intermission at the Dead & Company concert at Citi Field.

But the somersault turned to tragedy when he fell from the stadium and plunged to the concrete floor below.

Medics said they were called to the scene at 9:05pm and found the fan severely injured on the ground, reports the New York Post.

Heroic ambulances raced him to New York–Presbyterian Queens Hospital, but he was pronounced dead from the horrific fall.

Cops taped off an area next to the right field entrance after the incident.

A fellow music lover, 27-year-old Sean Egan, who was sat the level above the victim, told the outlet: “We see something fall and we heard him hit the ground.

“It's terrible. I wish I didn't see it happen, it kinda killed the mood.”

Another man outside the music venue, a driver sat in his car, claimed: “'He was unresponsive and he hit the ground head first. There was no way he survived.

“His brother came downstairs and found out he jumped. He was crying.

“He was way too drunk, you could smell it.”

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A security guard working at the event added: “The people are inebriated, the people are intoxicated.”

Cop sources confirmed the man was possibly under the influence when he attempted the fatal flip.

Another member of the security team added: “Maybe someone took something they shouldn’t have."

A fan in a tie-dye tank top told The Post: “I heard people going 'ahhh' and see people running. I said, 'bro, someone took a f**king header.”

The Grateful Dead tribute band, which features members of the legendary rock band and John Mayer, kicked off a 31-date tour earlier this week and will carry on despite the tragedy.

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