Man dies after jump from Rivers Casino parking garage |

Man dies after jump from Rivers Casino parking garage

Megan Guza
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A man apparently jumped to his death from the Rivers Casino parking garage on Pittsburgh’s North Shore on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident happened just after 1 p.m., according an Allegheny County 911 dispatcher.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Casino-goers were briefly rerouted to an alternate entrance.

No other injuries were reported.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the individual and his family,” casino General Manager Craig Clark said in a prepared statement Tuesday night. “We will have grief counselors available for our team members and guests. We’re cooperating fully with authorities as they investigate.”

Megan Guza is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at [email protected].

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