Bicyclist struck by train on Southwest Side

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Monday, June 27, 2016
Police on the scene after a bicyclist was hit by a train at 59th and Narragansett .

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A male bicyclist is in critical condition after he was struck Sunday evening by a train on Chicago's Southwest Side, according to family members.

The man, believed to be in his mid-50s, was hit just after 9 p.m. near South Narragansett and West 59th in the city's Garfield Ridge neighborhood, just west of Midway Airport.

A witness said they could hear the train's horn and brakes as it approached the bicyclist.