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Sport Cubs fan dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field

18:47  18 may  2017
18:47  18 may  2017 Source:   usatoday.com

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A 42-year-old man was on his way out of the park when he fell and suffered severe head trauma. USA TODAY Sports.

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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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A Chicago Cubs fan fell to his death on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field , following their game with the Cincinnati Reds. Richard Garrity, 42, was leaving the park after the Cubs victory over the Reds when he fell over a railing and suffered head trauma.

According to a statement released by the Cubs and the Cook County medical examiner’s office, a Cubs fan died after falling over a railing at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.

“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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