Man, 27, dies on Purple Line tracks in Evanston

April 23, 2012 8:30:12 AM PDT
A 27-year-old man is dead after he fell on the CTA tracks in Evanston at the Purple Line's South Boulevard stop.

Police say the man was with two other people when he somehow fell onto the tracks and made contact with the third rail, which electrocuted him.

Purple Line trains were running normally Monday morning. Evanston police are investigating.


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