Man dies after falling onto CTA Blue Line tracks, then being struck by train

Chicago Blue Line Train
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A man died after he fell onto the tracks at a Blue Line CTA station and was struck by a train in Wicker Park on the Northwest Side early Wednesday.

The man fell at the Division Street station in the 1200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue around 4:50 a.m., Chicago police said.

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The man, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His name has not yet been released.

Area Five detectives were conducting a death investigation.

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