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Man dies after falling on to third rail at CTA's Red Line Addison stop

Friday, June 07, 2013
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Police say a man fell at the CTA Addison Red Line stop and died after making contact with the third rail.

Police say he may have been intoxicated.

The man, Otis Carmichael, 44, of West Covina, Calif., fell around 1:35 Friday morning. He was pronounced dead at 2:15 a.m. at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Red Line service was suspended for about an hour and a half, but was back up for the Friday morning commute.

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