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Man electrocuted on Blue Line tracks last week identified

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A man who died after he fell on the Blue Line tracks and was electrocuted last week has been identified.

The Chicago Fire Department recovered the man on the tracks at the Kedzie-Homan station in the 500 block of South Homan just before 10 a.m. on June 1, according to Fire Media Affairs.

Jerome Anderson, 57, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:01 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His home address was not known as of Wednesday morning.

An autopsy Friday found Anderson was electrocuted when he fell onto the third rail, according to the medical examiner’s office. His death was ruled an accident.