CHICAGO (CBS) — Metra Union-Pacific Northwest service was halted near Gladstone Park during the afternoon rush Monday after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a train.

Inbound and outbound trains were halted near Gladstone Park station at Austin Avenue and the Kennedy Expressway after the pedestrian was hit by Train No. 635.

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Metra confirmed the person who was hit by the train has died. Police did not have any information.

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A Metra spokeswoman did not know if the pedestrian was hit before, during, or after the train stopped at Gladstone Park. She did say the train left downtown at 4:57 p.m. and was supposed to get to Crystal Lake at 6:30 p.m.

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Metra trains were operating again by the nighttime hours Monday, but with delays.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff