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Man dies after falling from railing at Wrigley Field following Reds-Cubs game

Man dies after falling from railing at Wrigley Field following Reds-Cubs game (MGN Online)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A man died one day after plunging over a Wrigley Field railing following the Chicago Cubs Tuesday night game against the Reds.

Richard E. Garrity, 42, fell from an undisclosed height and landed on his head while leaving the ballpark around 11 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, causing head trauma.

Garrity was pronounced dead at 3:33 p.m. CDT on Wednesday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Said the Cubs in a statement: "Following yesterday’s [Tuesday] game, a male fan was injured after a fall as he was exiting the ballpark. Paramedics responded immediately and transported him to a local hospital."

Reports say relatives didn’t have many details about the circumstances of Garrity’s death.

Click here for more from the Chicago Tribune.


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