Amtrak Employee Found Dead in South Loop Rail Yard

An Amtrak employee was found dead in a rail yard Tuesday morning in Chicago's South Loop. 

At about 7:15 a.m., officials said the employee was fatally injured at a mechanical facility near Canal Street and Roosevelt Road.  

No other injuries were reported, Amtrak said in a statement. 

"The incident occurred in the vicinity of a service and inspection building," the statement read.

The identity of the employee was not immediately released and the incident remained under investigation Tuesday. 

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