Man Electrocuted On Blue Line Tracks On West SideThe man, described only as an adult, fell on the track’s third rail at 530 S. Kedzie Av. about 4:45 a.m., police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, according to police.
Juvenile Electrocuted After Climbing On Top Of Metra TrainAround 7 p.m. Sunday, two juveniles snuck into the rail yard at the University Park station along the Metra Electric Line. One of them climbed on top of a train, and was electrocuted.
Police: Convicted Thief Electrocuted While Stealing CopperAround 3:30 p.m. Monday, a friend of Daniel J. Paige, 50, directed police to his body near some ComEd lines on the property of Seeler Industries.
Loyola Student Electrocuted By Third Rail On Red LineA Loyola University senior is dead, after falling onto the electrified third rail on the CTA Red Line tracks early Saturday.
Man Electrocuted While Taking Down Copper Wire In Brighton ParkAn autopsy has ruled that a man died of accidental electrocution when he was shocked by copper wires he was trying to take down in the Brighton Park neighborhood.
Man Dies After Falling Onto Blue Line TracksA 28-year-old man is dead, after falling onto the tracks at the Forest Park Blue Line ‘L’ terminal Tuesday night.
Man Trying To Steal Copper Wire Killed By Downed Power LineAn unidentified man apparently trying to steal copper wire in a southwest suburban park was killed Wednesday night when a power line fell on him.