Man fatally struck by CTA Red Line train at Cermak/Chinatown

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 42-year-old man was struck and killed by a southbound CTA Red Line train at the Cermak/Chinatown station overnight.

Firefighters responded to call about an unresponsive person pinned under a train around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and has not been identified.

It's unclear how the accident occurred. Police are conducting a death investigation.

Red Line service was temporarily halted between 35th and Grand. Service was restored just after 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.
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