The woman's name is Felon, pronounced "Fell On". She leaves behind 3 children and one grandchild.
The 37-year-old woman was hit by a Red Line train when she jumped onto the tracks to get her phone, authorities said.
A 37-year-old woman was struck and killed by a train Thursday after she jumped down onto the tracks to retrieve the cellphone she'd dropped, police told media outlets. The woman, later identified as Felon Smith, was at the 69th and State Street station when she dropped her cell phone onto the tracks and attempted to retrieve it, NBC Chicago reported.
The woman fatally struck by a CTA Red Line train in Englewood Thursday while trying to retrieve her phone was identified Friday.