Person fatally struck by Blue Line train at Montrose station: police

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A person was fatally struck by a Blue Line train Monday afternoon at the Montrose stop on the Northwest Side, police said.

At 12:54 p.m., officers responded to a call of a male who jumped in front of a train at the station at 4600 W. Montrose Ave., according to preliminary information from Chicago police.

He was later pronounced dead, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not confirmed his death.

As of 3:44 p.m., normal Blue Line service was being restored and trains were running with residual delays, according to an alert from the CTA.