A US father of two died after an incident at American Football match where he was punched in the face and knocked unconscious by a fan from an opposing team, according to a witness.
Dale Mooney, 53, was treated at the scene by paramedics and rushed to a hospital after what had been described as an “apparent medical event,” but was pronounced dead shortly before midnight, reports the New York Post.
The incident occurred at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, south west of Boston, between the New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins NFL teams.
Mr Mooney was a Patriots fan.
A spectator has now claimed that he witnessed a physical altercation between Mr Mooney and another fan.
“The Dolphins fan walks over and clearly punches him in the face,” Joey Kilmartin, of Nashua, New Hampshire, told website MassLive. “(He) gets knocked out and you can tell right away he’s not OK.”