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Chicago Cubs fan dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field

CHICAGO -- A Chicago Cubs fan who fell over a railing during a game at Wrigley Field has died, CBS Chicago reports

According to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, Richard E. Garrity, 42, of Wheaton, sucummbed to his injuries at a hospital on Wednesday. 

Garrity attended the Cubs game against the Cincinnati Reds with his wife and colleagues on Tuesday night. As he was leaving the ballpark around 11 p.m. -- more than a half-hour after the Cubs defeated the Reds -- he fell over a railing and struck his head. 

Paramedics rushed Garrity to a hospital where he later died. Results of an autopsy are pending. 

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"The thoughts and prayers of our entire organization are with his family during this difficult time," the Cubs said in a written statement."

No other injuries were reported. 

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