Man Dies in Fall from Bellevue Escalator
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — A man died early Friday after apparently falling three stories from the atrium escalator at Bellevue’s Lincoln Square, according to the Seattle Times.
Bellevue police Lt. Marsha Harnden said the man was sitting on the escalator’s handrail when he fell about 1:30am. Police believe the death was an accident, and they are investigating whether alcohol played a role.
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