Woman fatally struck by Pink Line train near Kedzie

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A woman was killed after she jumped in front of a Pink Line train near Kedzie Avenue Sunday night on the Southwest Side.

The woman jumped in front of the train in the 1900 block of South Kedzie about 8:40 p.m., according to Chicago Police.

First responders extricated her from under the train just after 9 p.m., according to Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Curtis Hudson.

The woman was identified as 34-year-old Caterra Tapes of the 1600 block of South Central Park Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. She was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 9:32 p.m. Her death was ruled a suicide.

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