FC Lorient groundsman tragically dies after a floodlight bar falls on him on the pitch in a freak accident

man who served as groundsman for French club FC allegedly died after stadium 
floodlight bar dropped on him. 
The freak accident occurred shortly after Lorient’s 3-0 loss to Rennes on Sunday evening, 
December 20, at 7.00 pm local time.
 FC Lorient groundsman tragically dies after a floodlight bar falls on him on the pitch in a freak accident (photos)
The Lorient employee, 38, needed automatic external defibrillator treatment to save his life, according to Canal Plus France, but despite the best medical assistance efforts, the groundsman was rushed to intensive care at Scorff hospital and was on life support system. 
News later broke last night that staff member of the club had died.
 FC Lorient groundsman tragically dies after a floodlight bar falls on him on the pitch in a freak accident (photos)
Two other ground staff were also taken to hospital, but no physical injuries were sustained. 
According to local news outlets, the groundsman, who worked for the French club as volunteer, 
was father of three
 FC Lorient groundsman tragically dies after a floodlight bar falls on him on the pitch in a freak accident (photos)
At the time of the crash, the mayor of Lorient, Fabrice Loher, was at the stadium and said:
‘This is horrible accident. The police have marked the scene from the Lorient police station
and an investigation is underway to understand the circumstances of the accident.’
 FC Lorient groundsman tragically dies after a floodlight bar falls on him on the pitch in a freak accident (photos)

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