Report: Cubs fan dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field

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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. The game ended around 10:20 and the fan left around 11 PM. He was pronounced dead at 3:33 PM on Wednesday.

The Cubs issued a brief statement, saying, “The thoughts and prayers of our entire organization are with his family during this difficult time.”

The fan, Richard E. Garrity, was 42 years old and was a marketing manager for Heineken. He was attending the Cubs game with colleagues as a work outing.