Updated 05/03/13 – 10:36 a.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Service was halted for nearly an hour Friday morning on a section of the CTA Blue Line, after a body was found under a grate in the subway.READ MORE: Bridge Lifts Saturday After 8 A.M. From South Ashland To Lake Shore Drive
Officials said a man’s body was found around 9:40 a.m., under a grate in the subway near 117 W. Lake St. The man had not been hit by a train. Sources said he appeared to have been homeless.READ MORE: Tiffany Henyard To Be Sworn In As Dolton's First Woman Mayor
While police and firefighters were responding, the CTA shut off power to the Blue Line between the Damen and Racine stations. Power was restored by about 10:30 a.m., but there were still some lingering delays while service resumed on the Blue Line.MORE NEWS: Mayor Lightfoot Delays General Iron Permit To Move To South Side Over EPA Concerns
The CTA set up shuttle buses between Damen and Racine while the Blue Line was shut down between those stations.