Tuesday, April 24, 2012

He won't do it again I bet

Another contestant in this year's Darwin Awards contest.

Man dies after urinating on CTA tracks, falls on third rail
Chicago Sun-Times -

The death of an Indiana man who fell onto the electrified third rail at a CTA Purple Line station in north suburban Evanston Sunday was ruled an accident.

The man was on the CTA Purple Line South Station platform at 601 South Blvd. in Evanston about 11 p.m. with two other people when he came into contact with the third rail, according to CTA spokeswoman Lambrini Lukidis.

Zachary McKee, 27, of the 4000 block of East 800 North in Ossian, Ind., was pronounced dead at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston at 11:52 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.