Woman found dead on CTA tracks near Addison Red Line stop in Lakeview: CPD

Woman found dead on CTA tracks near Addison Red Line stop in Lakeview: CPD

CHICAGO — A girl was discovered lifeless on CTA Purple Line tracks in Lakeview early Thursday.

A practice conductor heading north noticed the 28-year-old lady on the tracks within the 900-block of West Cornelia Avenue and was in a position to cease earlier than hitting her, police mentioned.

The lady had suffered burns on her chest and legs, apparently from the third rail. She was pronounced lifeless on the scene, police mentioned.

RELATED: CTA bus drivers, practice conductors need extra safety after elevated violence

Detectives have been conducting a dying investigation.

CTA bus drivers and practice operators, and the union representing them, have been calling for extra safety after a youngster was gunned down driving a bus final month.

ABC7 Chicago contributed to this report.

(Supply: Solar-Occasions Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Solar-Occasions 2022.)

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