Blue Line train fatally strikes person

July 14, 2008 1:37:42 PM PDT
A person was struck and killed by a CTA Blue Line train Monday morning. It happened just before 9 a.m. at the Western Avenue station, 430 S. Western Ave. Trains bypassed that station for several hours while an investigation was conducted. Shuttle buses were operating during that time.

Service is back to normal and trains are stopping at the Western platform.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are not yet known.