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Woman pinned between Red Line train, platform at 69th rescued

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CTA Red Line trains were temporarily suspended between Garfield and 95th after a woman was pinned between a train and the 69th Street platform. (WLS)

CTA Red Line trains were temporarily suspended between Garfield and 95th after a woman was pinned between a train and the 69th Street platform.

Chicago police and fire crews responded Thursday morning to a report of a medical emergency on the tracks at the 69th Street station on the city's South Side.

First responders were able to rescue the woman. Chopper 7HD was over the scene around 8:15 a.m., when she was loaded into an ambulance.

Red Line trains started moving again between Garfield and 95th around 8:50 a.m. with residual delays.

Northbound Red Line trains were stopped again around 9 a.m. between 55th and 95th due to an interlocking-switch problem at 63rd Street.

Normal service resumed on the Red Line in both directions around 9:25 a.m. with delays.

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