MORTON GROVE (STMW) — A Metra train fatally struck a man Friday night in north suburban Morton Grove, authorities said.
Marcial Lozada, 70, of the 2000 block of North Campbell Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:30 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Dangerous Driving Conditions With Snow Causing Low Visibility For Friday Commute
As a result, trains travelling in both directions on Metra’s Milwaukee District North Line were temporarily stopped, said agency spokesman Tom Miller.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: City Deploys Over 200 Plows Amid Lake Effect Snow
A train heading toward Fox Lake from Chicago hit the person about 9:11 p.m., Miller said. The train, expected to arrive in Fox Lake at 10:09 p.m., saw a delay of up to an hour and a half, according to an alert posted on Metra’s website.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather Alert: Heavy Lake Effect Snow Friday; 4 To 8 Inches Possible
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