Authorities in St. Louis are investigating an incident that occurred on Sunday that resulted in the death of a man. During the very early hours of Sunday, a man fell from the 16th floor, crashed through the atrium, and landed on the lobby floor at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel. Gregg Favre with the St. Louis Fire Department confirmed the accident and stated that the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the man has not yet been released and an investigation is being conducted to determine the details and cause of the accident. Marriott released a statement expressing their sympathy and noting that there is an ongoing investigation.
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