Metra Milwaukee District North line delayed after freight train hits pedestrian near Round Lake

ROUND LAKE, Ill. (WLS) -- A freight train hit a pedestrian early Wednesday morning near north suburban Round Lake, causing Metra delays, officials for the commuter rail said.

In a tweet sent just after 4:20 a.m., Metra Milwaukee District North officials said Train No. 2102, departing Fox Lake at 4:46 a.m. was delayed after the pedestrian was hit.



At about 5:05 a.m., Metra officials said the train was expected to be about 15 to 20 minutes delayed.

It was not immediately clear if any other trains would be affected Wednesday morning.

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Emergency officials did not immediately provide information about the person who was struck.

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