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.
Metra Alert MD-N - Train #2102 departing Fox Lake at 4:46 AM - delayed departure, a freight train struck a pedestrian near Round Lake, Extensive delay anticipated— Metra MD-N (@metraMDN) April 7, 2021
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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