CHICAGO (CBS) — A man died Thursday night after he slipped and fell on a CTA Red Line platform in Rogers Park, and a train struck his head.

Police said the 71-year-old man was walking on the platform at the Loyola station at 1200 W. Loyola Av. around 8:30 p.m., when he stumbled and fell against an advertisement sign, and then fell to the ground.

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The man’s head ended up over the edge of a platform, and a northbound Red Line train struck him as it entered the station, according to police.

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The victim was taken to AMITA Health Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy was scheduled for Friday.

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Area Three detectives were investigating.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff