Metra train hits pedestrian on North Side

April 1, 2008 8:48:56 AM PDT
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra commuter train on Chicago's North Side Tuesday morning.

The victim was struck near the Clybourn Avenue station in the Roscoe Village neighborhood at about 5 in the morning. The name and age of the man have not been released.

The accident slowed down service on the Union Pacific North Line for most of the morning rush hour.