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Woman Still In Critical Condition After Jumping From Coliseum Stands

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OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A woman who jumped from the third deck of the O.co Coliseum after the Oakland Raiders game on Sunday afternoon is still in critical condition, an Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman said Tuesday.

Sgt. J.D. Nelson said the family of the 20-year-old San Jose woman has been located and they are with her at Highland Hospital in Oakland, where she is being treated for the “major injuries” she suffered in the incident, which occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Nelson said investigators have found out how the woman got to the football game, but he said, “We still don’t know exactly why she jumped.”

He added that authorities “may never know” why she jumped.

The woman went to the game with several other people and they have been “cooperative” with authorities, he said.

The woman probably would have been killed if 61-year-old Donnie Navidad of Stockton hadn’t tried to catch her and broken her fall, according to Nelson.

Navidad was injured in the incident but he has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home.

 

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