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Man found dead at CTA station

Updated: September 25, 2012 6:49AM



A man was found dead on the platform of a CTA Blue Line Station early Tuesday, police said.

The man was found unresponsive at 1:43 a.m. at the Harlem Station in the 5500 block of North Harlem Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines.

The passenger -- identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 43-year-old Ronnie Scott -- was found on the platform of the station, according to CTA spokesperson Catherine Hosinski. He did not make contact with the third rail.

Police conducted a death investigation early Tuesday and foul play was not suspected, Gaines said.

North bound Blue Line trains bypassed the station while southbound trains continued normal service, Hosinski said.

All trains resumed normal service about 4:40 a.m.



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