(STMW) — A southwest suburban construction worker died after a wall of concrete fell on him Friday afternoon on the Near North Side.
Emergency crews responded to the 1400 block of North Ogden Avenue at 12:25 p.m., where a concrete wall at a construction site had fallen on top of 46-year-old David Varga, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.READ MORE: Shuttered For More Than Five Years, Chippewa Campground At Kankakee River State Park Could Soon See Repairs
Varga, of the 14600 block of 135th Avenue in Lockport, was taken in critical condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he died at 3:56 p.m., authorities said.READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Nominates Annette Nance-Holt As First Black Woman To Serve As City's Fire Commissioner
An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday.MORE NEWS: Hard Rock Casino Opening In Gary Friday
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