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CTA Red, Yellow and Purple Line Trains Resume Service After Person Struck

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CTA train service was temporarily halted Tuesday in Rogers Park on the North Side after a person was struck by a train, authorities said.

Red Line trains were stopped just before 8 p.m. at the Loyola station, the CTA said in an alert. Purple Line service was suspended between Howard and South Boulevard, and Yellow Line service was suspended.

Trains resumed service with delays just before 9:15 p.m., CTA said. Northbound Red Line trains are bypassing Loyola station, and southbound trains will run express between Howard and Wilson stations.

A person was struck by a Purple Line train near Loyola station about 7:35 p.m., according to preliminary information from a CTA spokeswoman.

Chicago police and fire were called to the 1300 block of West North Shore Avenue, authorities said. A person was pronounced dead on the scene.

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