Man fatally struck by Blue Line train Monday identified
CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - A 55-year-old man was fatally struck by a CTA Blue Line train on the Northwest Side during the morning commute Monday.
Dennis A. Rocco was hit by a train at 7:04 a.m. at the Belmont Station, 3355 W. Belmont Ave., according to Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Frank Velez and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Rocco, of the 5800 block of North Napoleon Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:36 a.m., according to the medical examiner. An autopsy found he died of multiple injuries from being struck by the train, and his death was ruled by a suicide.
Normal service was restored just before 8:40 a.m., according to the CTA.