EVANSTON, Ill. (CBS) — A Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian in downtown Evanston Friday afternoon.
The Metra Union Pacific North train hit the pedestrian at Lake Street and Sherman Avenue in Evanston, just south of the Davis Street station, officials said.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Takes The Witness Stand, Describes Alleged Attack As Real And Like 'Something Out Of Looney Tunes Adventures'
CBS 2 was told the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office was called to the scene, which would mean the pedestrian has died.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Coldest Temperatures In Nearly 10 Months Early Tuesday
The Evanston Fire Department also responded to the scene and advised people to avoid the area.
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Metra warned passengers on the Union Pacific North line about long delays.