CHICAGO (STMW) — A boy was struck and critically injured by a Metra Electric District train Tuesday morning on the Far South Side.
The pedestrian was struck by a train near the Kensington station at 115th and Front streets about 8:30 a.m., according to Metra and fire officials.READ MORE: Accused Teen Gunman's Parents Charged In Oxford High School Shooting
The teenage boy, whose exact age wasn’t available, was taken in “very critical” condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to Chicago Fire Dept. Cmdr. Curtis Hudson. Police said the victim was taken to Stroger.READ MORE: Keri Hilson Says 'Hip Hop Family Christmas' Is All About 'Honoring Your Family, Not Living For The World'
All train movement on the Metra Electric District was temporarily halted, but normal service resumed just before 11 a.m., according to the transit agency.MORE NEWS: Organized Retail Crime Task Force Recovers Millions Of Dollars In Stolen Goods From Chicago Storage Units
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