The employee was working with a shovel along the northbound tracks of the Yellow Line, about two blocks from the Oakton Street station.
A California man died early Friday after he fell off the Addison Red Line train platform and came into contact with the third rail, authorities said.
A Loyola University senior is dead, after falling onto the electrified third rail on the CTA Red Line tracks early Saturday.
A woman fell and touched the electrified third rail at the Howard CTA Red Line terminal Sunday night.
An Indiana man died overnight, after coming into contact with the electrified third rail as he urinated on the Purple Line ‘L’ tracks in Evanston.
A vehicle drove onto Brown Line tracks, hit the third rail and caught fire Sunday morning, causing major delays.
The third of four men charged with beating and chasing another man on a Red Line subway platform from where he fell and was electrocuted pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday.