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.

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He was dead at the scene, but additional information, including his age, was not immediately available, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

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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.

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