Man fatally struck by CTA Red Line train in the Loop

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CHICAGO — A man was struck and killed by a CTA Red Line train in the Loop, according to fire officials.

The man, 40, reportedly “made contact” with a southbound Red Line train that was leaving the Jackson station at about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.

All Red Line trains were running on elevated tracks between Cermak-Chinatown and Fullerton. 

Shuttle buses were being used between State and Lake. 

No further information was provided.

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