Name of Iowa Casino Fall Victim Released

February 10, 2012

Authorities have released the name of a Nebraska man who was fatally injured in a fall at a Council Bluffs, Iowa, casino.

He was identified as 62-year-old Robert McIntyre, of Omaha, Neb.

Council Bluffs officials say McIntyre was going from the second floor to the third floor of the Ameristar Casino-Hotel casino on an escalator Friday evening. He stumbled and fell over a railing, dropping 20 to 25 feet to the first floor.

Authorities say McIntyre was taken to an Omaha hospital, where he died.

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