Man struck by train after falling onto CTA Blue Line tracks

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CHICAGO — A man was struck and critically injured by a CTA Blue Line train after he fell from the platform onto the tracks in West Garfield Park.

Police say a 58-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a train at the Cicero Avenue stop in the 700 block of North Cicero Avenue. He stumbled on the platform and fell onto the northbound tracks around 3 a.m. Tuesday, according to police.

Trains were stopped while emergency crews worked to rescue the man.

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