Metra train strikes pedestrian near Highland Park, trains extensively delayed

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- Metra trains are moving with extensive delays after a train struck a pedestrian in Highland Park Friday.

Some Union Pacific - North trains may be expressing, operating out of order, or may be cancelled, the transit agency said.

A spokesperson for Metra said it was unclear which train struck the pedestrian. No further information about the victim has been released. An investigation in ongoing. Riders should check metrarail.com for updates.
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