Metra line delayed after person struck

July 19, 2010 6:28:04 AM PDT
A north suburban Metra line was delayed Monday after an Amtrak train sharing the same track reportedly hit a pedestrian.A southbound Hiawatha Service train traveling between Milwaukee and Chicago reportedly struck a person on Chicago's Northwest Side near Devon and Lehigh around 7:30 a.m.

Metra says the Milwaukee District North Line Inbound Train #2116, scheduled to arrive Chicago at 8:18 a.m., is operating approximately 15 minutes behind schedule due to earlier delays.

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