Man fatally struck by Orange Line train in South Loop

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A man was fatally struck by a CTA Orange Line train early Tuesday at the Roosevelt station in the South Loop.

The person jumped onto the tracks about 12:30 a.m. in the first block of East Roosevelt, according to Chicago Police.

CTA spokeswoman Tammy Chase confirmed an Orange Line train made contact with the man at the Roosevelt station.

Clark Thaddious Pryor, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:14 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His home address was unknown Thursday morning.

An autopsy Tuesday found he suffered multiple injuries from being struck by a train, and his death was ruled a suicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

A CTA employee was also taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where their condition was stabilized.

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