CHICAGO (CBS) — A man in his 20s was electrocuted early Friday when he climbed down onto the ‘L’ tracks at the Ashland/Lake CTA station in West Town, police said.
Just before 2 a.m., he touched the third rail and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Families Fight To Keep Memorial Trees Offered Through Chicago Park District After Being Told Of Golf Course Plans
Pink and Green line trains were briefly suspended as authorities investigated. Trains were back on the move with moderate delays by about 4:30 a.m., according to the CTA.READ MORE: Mother Who Heard Shots, Death Of Adam Toledo Shares What She Heard, Neighborhood Insight
Area Central detectives were handling the death investigation.MORE NEWS: Protesters Pack Logan Square Over Police Shooting Of Adam Toledo
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