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Chicago man dies after fall onto electrified rail at station

Jan 15, 2023, 11:22 AM | Updated: 11:24 am

CHICAGO (AP) — A man has died after he fell onto the electrified third rail at a Chicago Transit Authority station, authorities saisd.

Rueben Castro, 31, of Chicago, fell onto the tracks at the Merchandise Mart CTA station about 10:20 p.m. Friday, Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

Castro was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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Chicago man dies after fall onto electrified rail at station