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Man Crashes Through Window At Petersen Events Center

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(Credit: KDKA)

(Credit: KDKA)

OAKLAND (KDKA) — A 19-year-old man underwent surgery at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital after crashing through a window at the Petersen Events Center and falling four stories to the ground.

Pittsburgh Police say the man was attending the concert with his father. Investigators believe the man crashed through glass that was at least one-inch thick.

There were initial reports the man got into a three-point football stance and yelled “hike!” before he crashed through the glass.

“He seemed to be a little – I don’t know what the term is – but he seemed to be a little out of it at the time and he may have done that, but that’s not for sure at this time,” Pittsburgh Police Lt. Daniel Herrmann said. “We just know that he did hit the window and we’re looking for actual witnesses that saw this.”

The man was attending a concert by the group Furthur which includes two former members of the Grateful Dead. The show was not interrupted.

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