Lawsuit Draws Attention to Tailgating Dangers

January 6, 2014

A civil lawsuit in South Carolina against people associated with tailgating at a University of South Carolina football game is raising questions about these events, The State reported. The suit concerns the death of a man who was crushed after he fell -- during a fight -- under a pickup truck. The article notes that the two men in the fight didn't attend or intend to attend the actual football game. The death and the resulting legal dispute have "opened a window into a world of fan mania and marathon drinking by some tailgaters who never go inside the stadium to watch the game," the article said.



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