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Man Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Rogers Park

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A Metra train leaves the Loop. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was hit and killed by an outbound Metra train Sunday morning in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side, according to a spokesman for the Fire Department.

Outbound Union Pacific North Line train No. 321 struck a pedestrian near the Rogers Park station about 10:50 a.m., according to Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile.

Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said a man was dead on the scene at 7000 N. Ravenswood Ave. The man’s identity was not known immediately, and no one else was injured, according to Langford.

The train left downtown at 10:35 a.m. and was scheduled to arrive at the Rogers Park station at 10:52 a.m., Reile said.

It remained stopped as of 11:30 a.m. and an estimated time it will be back on the move was not known immediately, Reile said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2010. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)