A man died Friday night after falling onto the tracks at a Brown Line CTA station and colliding with the third rail in River North.
According to Chicago police, the 32-year-old fell onto the third rail, also known as the electric rail, in the 300 block of North Wells Street around 10:20 p.m.
According to police, he was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead. His identity has not yet been revealed.
The station’s power has been restored, and all operations have resumed, according to police.
Area Three detectives are conducting a death investigation.