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Mankato man dies in ramp fall

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Police in Mankato are investigating why a temporary worker fell to his death from the fifth level of a downtown parking ramp.

      Authorities say 41-year-old Richard Douglas Breczinski of Mankato was found in the alley between the ramp and Mankato Place mall about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. He died at a hospital.

      Police say foul play is not suspected.

      Breczinski had been employed by a temporary agency and assigned to clean the ramp.

      Police plan to examine surveillance footage from cameras placed throughout the ramp.


      Information from: The Free Press               (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)        AP-NY-06-01-10 2043EDT