Officials: Man, 19, Fatally Hit By Red Line Train At 35th

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 19-year-old man was struck and killed by a CTA Red Line train Saturday afternoon near Guaranteed Rate Field, authorities said.

Crews were called about 1:30 p.m. to the 35th Street Red Line station for reports of a person struck by a train, according to Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Walter Schroeder.

Police said they believe the man fell onto the tracks from the platform. Area Central detectives were conducting a death investigation.

Regular service on the Red Line resumed by 4 p.m. with some residual delays expected, according to a service alert from the CTA. 

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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