Seahawks fan succumbs to head injury

Seahawks fan succumbs to head injury »Play Video
TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- A tragic ending to an already sad story: KEPR has been monitoring the status of a Pasco man who fell and hit his head while celebrating the Seahawks' NFC championship. We have learned that Javier Gutierrez has died.

He never recovered from a traumatic brain injury he suffered after a freak accident. Gutierrez tripped and hit his head on a curb.

The 42-year-old was a longtime employee of the Mid-Columbia National Wildlife Refuge Complex and leaves behind a wife and four children.