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Bicyclist dies after falling onto electric train rail

July 20, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — A bicyclist has died after falling onto an electrically charged rapid train rail in Chicago.

The man was riding on the platform at a Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line station about 9 p.m. Friday when he fell onto the track’s third rail.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. His death is under investigation.

Blue Line service was temporarily disrupted Friday night.

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