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Man dies after climbing over railing, falling to street at Western Blue Line station in Logan Square

The man fell about 30 feet from the stairs at 1900 N. Western Ave., officials said.

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A man died Nov. 30, 2021, after he fell from a CTA Blue Line platform in Logan Square.
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A man died after he fell to the street from the Western Avenue CTA train station Tuesday evening in the Logan Square neighborhood.

The man, 32, climbed over a railing and fell while standing on the outside edge of the stairs at the station, 1900 N. Western Ave., Chicago Transit Authority spokesman Brian Steele said.

Chicago police said the man feel about 30 feet to the street around 8:30 p.m.

He was brought to Illinois Masonic Medical Center and pronounced dead, police said.

The man’s death was ruled an accident by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.