New Trier Teen Electrocuted After Walking On Tracks

The 16-year-old was electrocuted after walking on Purple Line tracks in Evanston.

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- A 16-year-old New Trier High School student dies after she's electrocuted while walking along CTA Purple Line tracks. Evanston police say Samantha Cerrone was walking with a friend near the Central Street Station around 2:00 yesterday morning when she stumbled or tripped and made contact with the electrified rail. Medics rushed her to Evanston Hospital, but they couldn't save her life.