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Person Found in Red Line Tunnel, Subway Schedule Off

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Update, 8:37 a.m.: The person was a male who apparently jumped or fell in front of a train. He was transported to USC Medical and police are investigating the incident.

Update, 7:38 a.m.: The good news as of right now is that the person has been found awake and alert and is being assessed. At this point, the type of injuries are unknown and if they were actually hit by a train or not.

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If the Red Line seems to be a bit off schedule today, it's because, as the Los Angeles Fire Department is reporting, at 6:50 a.m., there was a "reported person possibly down in tunnel" and "firefighters [are] making access to search area," according to an e-mail alert from spokesman Ron Meyers. The incident happened at the Vermont/Beverly station. Developing story.The last time someone was hit by the Metro Red Line was on July 21st of last summer at the Westlake/MacArthur Park station.

Photo by Fred Camino of MetroRiderLA via Flickr

1 male removed with scratches only. Transported USC. Was on platform and fell/jumped in front of train. Investigation by Law enforcement and Redline