CHICAGO (CBS) — A person was fatally struck by a Red Line train early Monday on the South Side.
The male was struck by the northbound train shortly before 4 a.m. near 71st Street, according to Chicago Police and CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski.READ MORE: Red Cross Day Of Giving: Here's How You Can Help!
He was dead at the scene, but additional information, including his age, was not immediately available, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.READ MORE: 163 Red Cross Volunteers From Illinois Responded To Hurricanes And Wildfires Nationally
Trains were halted in the area for nearly four hours, but were on the move and operating with residual delays by 7:55 a.m., according to the transit agency.MORE NEWS: Red Cross Reports Blood Emergency With Donations At Lowest Level In 10 Years
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