Daily 49er

Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

The pub was closed and evacuated Tuesday afternoon, officials have not released a statement.

The Nugget Pub & Grill closes Tuesday afternoon after a professor died in the facility around 2:30 p.m.

Daily 49er

The Nugget Pub & Grill closes Tuesday afternoon after a professor died in the facility around 2:30 p.m.

Kat Schuster, Editor in Chief

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Updated: 10:17 p.m.

The Nugget Grill and Pub was evacuated and closed after a professor lost consciousness and died in the dining area Tuesday afternoon.

Jeff Bliss, executive director of media and digital news for Long Beach State, confirmed that the professor died on the scene.

Reporters from the Daily 49er visited the restaurant to investigate and saw a body covered with a sheet around 5:30 p.m. Employees and University Police officers at the Nugget would not comment.

“A traumatic incident happened today, we cannot confirm or deny the actual event [but] we’ll provide further detail as we are able to release more,” said Kierstin Stickney, Director of Marketing & Communications for the 49er Shops.

A student who was in the pub during the incident tweeted that the man fell out of his chair while eating.

“He started choking on his food and then his whole body was just convulsing … ” A student eyewitness tweeted. “But it literally all happened in like 30 seconds it was so scary. They’re trying to revive him but it’s not working.”

According to Bliss, Counseling and Psychological Services will offer services to students and employees who were there when the professor died.

This story will be updated.

Leave a Comment

Comments are closed.

Navigate Left
  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    Campus

    Influenza claims two lives in Long Beach

  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    Campus

    Students are turning to spirituality instead of religion

  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    Campus

    LBSU water fill stations receive regular maintenance

  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    Campus

    Crime blotter: a double bike theft, Valentine’s day exhibitionist and missing golf cart

  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    Campus

    Slippery campus hallway brings down 10 walkers in an hour

  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    Campus

    LBSU Shark Lab to analyze illegally obtained shark jaws for research.

  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    ASI

    Abortion issues raised at ASI senate meeting

  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    Campus

    LBSU School of Nursing ranks ninth in state

  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    Campus

    LBSU provides signs in the dining halls for proper recycling

  • Professor dies in the Nugget Grill and Pub

    Campus

    Popular LBSU upper campus bus stop set to close Feb. 21

Navigate Right