# Tragedy at Leyton Orient as Fan Receives Medical Emergency and Dies
A tragedy occurred at Leyton Orient’s League One match with Lincoln City on Tuesday when a fan who was attended to for a medical emergency died. The man received treatment in the East Stand of the Brisbane Road stadium during the second half of the match.
The London Ambulance Service was called at 21:28 BST to treat an unwell supporter in the stands. Medics arrived within four minutes and did their best to save the man, but he was later pronounced dead.
## Fans Urge Referee to Halt Match
About 20 fans ran on to the pitch to alert referee Stephen Martin to the incident and urge him to halt the game. The match was eventually paused for an hour before being abandoned, with 82 minutes having been played.
## Leyton Orient Fans Pay Tribute
Leyton Orient fans have paid tribute to the fan who died, with many taking to social media to express their condolences. The club also released a statement expressing their sadness at the news and offering their sympathies to the family of the deceased.
The club said: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm that a supporter passed away this evening after receiving medical attention at the match against Lincoln City. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.”
## Football Community Mourns
The football community has come together to mourn the death of the fan, with many clubs sending their condolences to Leyton Orient and expressing their shock at the news.
The English Football League also released a statement saying: “The EFL is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a Leyton Orient supporter during Tuesday night’s Sky Bet League One fixture against Lincoln City. Our thoughts are with the individual’s family and friends at this difficult time.”
The tragedy at Leyton Orient has sent shockwaves through the football community, with many paying tribute to the fan who died. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.