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Man falls from Iowa City light pole celebrating Cubs win

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The moment before the man fell, courtesy @Ikaika1022 on Twitter. The moment before the man fell, courtesy @Ikaika1022 on Twitter.
IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

A man was injured early Thursday morning in downtown Iowa City after climbing a light pole.

It happened shortly after midnight.

Iowa City Police say stabilization efforts were made before the man was taken away in an ambulance.

Police tell KWWL the man was celebrating the Cubs winning the World Series when he climbed up a light pole outside DC's and fell, it was a "tragic accident."

Paramedics arrived quickly and transported the man to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

At this point, there is no word on his condition.

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