Pedestrian struck, killed by Metra train

September 26, 2008 1:39:02 PM PDT
A man was fatally struck by a Metra train in northwest suburban Arlington Heights. It happened around 7:20 Friday morning. The Union Pacific Northwest train number 620 was headed inbound for Chicago.

Police say the man was hit along the tracks between Northwest Highway and the intersection at Evergreen Avenue.

Service was temporarily disrupted during Friday morning's rush hour.


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