Teen fatally struck by CTA Yellow Line train near Howard; service resumes

A male in his late teens was hit by a train Friday morning east of Dodge Avenue.

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CTA Yellow Line service was temporarily suspended March 26, 2021, near the Howard Station in Evanston.

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CTA Yellow Line service was suspended for more than two hours Friday morning after a teenager was struck and killed by a train near Howard in Evanston.

A male in his late teens was hit by a train about 6:45 a.m. in the 200 block of Dodge Avenue, Evanston police Commander Ryan Glew said in an email.

The teen, possibly a juvenile, was pronounced dead about an hour later, he said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details on the fatality.

Train service resumed by 8:45 a.m. after a “medical emergency” on the tracks near the Howard station, according to an alert from the Chicago Transit Authority.

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