Man fatally hit by Red Line train in Chinatown

CHICAGO (STMW) - A man was fatally struck by a CTA Red Line train early Tuesday in Chinatown, authorities said.

A southbound train hit a person at the Cermak-Chinatown station about 2:30 a.m., a CTA spokesman said.

A 42-year-old man was found unresponsive under the tracks, police said. Detectives are conducting a death investigation.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office could not immediately confirm the death Tuesday morning.

Red Line trains were halted between Grand and 35th after the incident, but were resuming normal service as of 4:30 a.m., according to the CTA.