CHICAGO (CBS) — A Cubs fan from Lockport has died, five days after falling from a light pole in Iowa while celebrating the team’s World Series win.
Kyle Leeney, 21, was celebrating the World Series victory when he climbed a light pole outside a bar in Iowa City, not far from the University of Iowa campus.READ MORE: Evanston's Fountain Square To Remain Dry For Rest Of Season Due To Faulty Work That Caused Water Loss
He fell from the pole, and was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with major head trauma. He died Monday.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Another Wave Of Downpours Coming Early Friday Morning
Leeney was a sophomore at the University of Iowa, and was majoring in mechanical engineering, according to the school.MORE NEWS: 2 Police Officers Among Those Injured In Crash That Shut Down Northbound Lake Shore Drive Through Hyde Park