Man, 36, dies after falling on Blue Line tracks

Emergency crews at a CTA station after a man fell on the tracks (Captured News)

A 36-year-old Chicago man died early Saturday after falling on the tracks at the CTA Blue Line's Clark/Lake stop in the Loop.

The man was identified as Jose Delgado, of the Noble Square neighborhood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

The incident occurred at about 4:30 a.m.

Delgado was intoxicated when he fell on the third rail, police said.

He was rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition where he later died.

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