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Man fatally struck by Blue Line train at Montrose station

Red Line trains are bypassing the Grand station, Aug. 28, 2019.
CTA train | Sun-Times file photo

A man was fatally struck by a Blue Line train Monday afternoon at the Montrose stop on the Northwest Side.

At 12:54 p.m., officers responded to a call of a man who jumped in front of a train at the station at 4600 W. Montrose Ave., according to Chicago police.

The 58-year-old, who lived in the Northwest Side Jefferson Park neighborhood, was pronounced dead at 1:26 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy Tuesday ruled his death a suicide.

As of 3:44 p.m., normal Blue Line service was being restored and trains were running with residual delays, according to an alert from the CTA.