CHICAGO (CBS)– A man died at the CTA Grand Avenue Red Line station after he tripped onto the tracks.
Police said the man was sitting on the platform when he got onto the tracks and then tripped, hitting the electrified third rail. The incident happened at 2 a.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: Chicago Police Union President Urges Aldermen To Repeal Mayor's Vaccine Mandate For City Workers, Judge Denies Request To Extend Gag Order
Paramedics rushed the man to Northwestern Hospital where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Most Locations To Remain Dry Overnight
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Police are investigating.