Person dies after being struck by Blue Line train in West Garfield Park

A person died after being struck by a Blue Line train Tuesday in West Garfield Park on the West Side.

About 10:40 p.m., the male was sitting on the edge of a CTA Blue Line platform at Pulaski Road and Congress Parkway, when he stumbled and fell in front of the train, Chicago police said.

He was rushed to Mt. Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Though the male has not been identified, an autopsy ruled his death an accident, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Area Four detectives are investigating.