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The Evanston Police Department on Sunday night, April 22, at approximately11:10 p.m.responded to a man down on the tracks at theSouth Blvd.elevated C.T.A. purple line station, said Commander Jay Parrott of the Evanston Police Department. The victim, a 27 year old male from Indiana was taken to St.FrancisHospitalwhere he was pronounced dead.
The police investigation determined that the victim was with two other subjects and the victim had gone down onto the tracks to urinate. The victim accidentally fell onto the third rail. Chicago Transit Authority video surveillance of the location, showed the actions of the victim that led to his death, said the Commander. The name of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification to the next of kin.