Chicago Fire Department

Man Killed, Another Injured After Canopy Collapses at Pullman Business

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A man has died and another person was hurt after a canopy collapsed at an off-track betting facility in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood on Wednesday.

According to Chicago fire officials, a canopy on the Club Hawthorne Chicago facility in the 11200 block of South Corliss Avenue gave way, trapping at least one person underneath.

Another person was hurt in the collapse, but it was unclear whether they were trapped.

Chicago fire officials posted a video of the rescue to social media accounts:

The person who was trapped underneath the canopy was pulled out and was rushed to Christ Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The other individual was taken to Christ Hospital, where their condition has stabilized.

There is no damage to the main structure of the building, according to officials.

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