CHICAGO (CBS) – An autopsy has confirmed that a woman fatally struck by a CTA Red Line train earlier this week committed suicide.Chicago Weather Alert: Flight Cancellations At Chicago Airports Amid Heavy Lake Effect Snow
Fire crews removed Jamie Thelen, 33, from the tracks and took her to Weiss Memorial Hospital.
Thelen, of the 800 block of West Diversey Parkway, was dead on the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Snow Totals From Lake Effect Snowstorm
A Wednesday autopsy found she died of multiple injuries from being struck by the train and ruled her death a suicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.
Power was shut off to the tracks at the Berwyn station and shuttle buses transported passengers between the Bryn Mawr and Argyle stops for about two hours, CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski said.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather Alert: Dangerous Driving Conditions With Snow Causing Low Visibility For Friday Commute
The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.