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Man dies after falling down casino escalator

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A 33-year-old man died after falling down an escalator at Harrah's Casino in New Orleans.  The man, who hasn't been identified reportedly slipped on the escalator as he was coming down from the second flood and fell. The New Orleans Police Department says the cause of death is undetermined and an investigation into how the incident happened is underway.

Dan Real, Regional President and General Manager of Harrah’s New Orleans issues statement regarding the tragic incident reported this morning at Harrah’s Casino:

We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased.  Harrah’s is fully cooperating with the local authorities as a thorough investigation of this incident is conducted.  At this time, we are not able to provide any further information on this matter.

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