Illinois Man Meets Tragic End on CTA Red Line After Fleeing Traffic Stop on Foot


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Crest Hill, IL – An Illinois man faced a tragic fate over the weekend when he was fatally struck by a CTA train. 

The 30-year-old was first pulled over by Illinois State Police on the outbound Dan Ryan near 95th St. around 7:45 pm on Saturday for speeding. 

Unexpectedly, he escaped from his vehicle during the stop. After momentarily losing track of him, troopers were shocked to learn that he had been hit and killed on the CTA’s Red Line tracks. The man’s identity is currently withheld as authorities await to notify his next of kin.


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