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.

SHARE Man dies after climbing over railing, falling to street at Western Blue Line station in Logan Square
A fire was started on a CTA train early Saturday in the Loop.

A man died Nov. 30, 2021, after he fell from a CTA Blue Line platform in Logan Square.

Sun-Times file

A man died after he fell to the street from the Western Avenue CTA train station Tuesday evening in the Logan Square neighborhood.

La Voz Sidebar

Lea este artículo en español en La Voz Chicago, la sección bilingüe del Sun-Times.
la-voz-cover-photo-2.png

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.

The Latest
We urge lawmakers to approve Karina’s Bill, legislation named in memory of domestic violence victim Karina González.
Daughter is starting to feel it’s unhealthy to keep helping her selfish, dishonest mom through her medical crises.
DeShields had 14 points, shooting 7-for-12 from the field, three steals and two rebounds in the Sky’s opener. It was her first game back in good health in two years.
They were standing near the sidewalk around 7:30 p.m. in the 5500 block of West Quincy Street when a black Kia drove by and someone from inside the car opened fire