CHICAGO (CBS)– A person was fatally struck by a Metra train Wednesday morning.
According to Metra officials, the pedestrian was struck by inbound Rock Island train MX04 at Hamilton Road just before 9:30 a.m.READ MORE: First Illinois Case Of Omicron COVID-19 Variant Confirmed In Chicago Resident
Metra officials said the incident took place about a mile from the Mokena station. Passengers were taken off the train and driven to the station.READ MORE: 71-Year-Old Man Shot Multiple Times, Killed While Heading To Store To Buy Newspaper In Chinatown
The victim has not been identified.
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