Sport Cubs fan dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field

18:47  18 may  2017
18:47  18 may  2017 Source:   USA TODAY SPORTS

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A Cubs fan died Wednesday after falling over a Wrigley Field railing on Tuesday night. (Photo: Stacy Revere, Getty Images). CONNECTTWEET LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. A man from Wheaton, Ill., died on Wednesday

A Cubs fan fell over a railing after Tuesday's game and died , according to a report. A Cubs fan leaving Wrigley Field on Tuesday fell over a railing , hit his head, and died , Rosemary Regina Sobol and Tony Briscoe of the Chicago Tribune report.

A Cubs fan died Wednesday after falling over a Wrigley Field railing on Tuesday night. © Stacy Revere, Getty Images A Cubs fan died Wednesday after falling over a Wrigley Field railing on Tuesday night.

A man from Wheaton, Ill., died on Wednesday, the day after he fell over a railing onto his head at the Chicago Cubs’ iconic ballpark Wrigley Field, according to the Cook County (Ill.) medical examiner’s office.

Richard E. Garrity, 42, was on his way out of the park when he fell and suffered severe head trauma around 11 p.m. Tuesday — about 45 minutes after the Cubs’ game against the Cincinnati Reds. He was rushed by a private ambulance to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Garrity was pronounced dead around 3:33 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Richard E. Garrity, a 42-year-old Illinois man, died Wednesday after falling over a railing at Wrigley Field after a Chicago Cubs game. USA TODAY reports Garrity fell over the railing after the Cubs ’ game Tuesday night the Cincinnati Reds.

A man from Wheaton, Ill., died on Wednesday, the day after he fell over a railing onto his head at the Chicago Cubs ’ iconic ballpark Wrigley Field , according to Garrity was a lifelong Cubs fan , according to his social media accounts, and was a manager at Heineken, based on his LinkedIn account.

“The thoughts and prayers of our entire organization are with his family during this difficult time,” a statement from the Cubs organization said.

Garrity was a lifelong Cubs fan, according to his social media accounts, and was a manager at Heineken, based on his LinkedIn account.

An autopsy to determine the specifics of Garrity’s death was scheduled for later Thursday.

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