Man dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field
A man died after falling over a railing and hitting his head at Wrigley Field on May 16, 2017.
A man who fell over a railing and struck his head at Wrigley Field in Chicago has died.
Richard E. Garrity, 42, of Wheaton, was pronounced dead Wednesday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, a day after falling on the way out of Wrigley.
Garrity fell over a railing after Tuesday night’s game, authorities said. According to police, he suffered trauma from the fall.
Relatives didn’t have many details about the circumstances of Garrity’s death. His wife wasn’t with him and had tried to call him after the game, his father said. She learned he had been taken to the hospital.
“The thoughts and prayers of our entire organization are with his family during this difficult time,” the Cubs said in a statement.
The medical examiner has scheduled an autopsy for Thursday to determine the cause of death, the Associated Press reported.