Man found dead on CTA Blue Line tracks in Jefferson Park

He was found unresponsive in the 4900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, police said.

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A fire was started on a CTA train early Saturday in the Loop.

A man was found dead Monday morning on the CTA Blue Line tracks on the Northwest Side.

Sun-Times file

A man was found dead on the CTA Blue Line tracks in Jefferson Park on the Northwest Side early Monday, Chicago police said.

The man, 41, was found about 3:10 a.m. in the 4900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. Police said he had made contact with the third rail. He has not been identified.

An autopsy ruled his death an accident, saying he died of electrocution, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Area Five Detectives were investigating.

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