CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - Normal service was resuming on the CTA Red and Purple lines Friday morning after a person jumped in front of a train in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood, according to police.
The male, whose age was not immediately known, jumped in front of the train just after 7 a.m. at the Bryn Mawr station, according to the CTA and Chicago Police. He was dead at the scene.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about the death.
Power was shut down in both directions as crews removed his body from the tracks, according to the CTA and the Chicago Fire Department.
Trains on the Red and Purple lines experienced extensive disruptions during Friday’s morning commute, but normal service was resuming with residual delays shortly after 9 a.m., the CTA said.