Metra MD-West train fatally strikes pedestrian near Roselle

ROSELLE, Ill. (WLS) -- An inbound Metra train on the Milwaukee District-West line fatally struck a pedestrian in the western suburbs Monday afternoon.

Metra said Train #2242 struck the pedestrian near Park Street, just west of the Roselle station, around 3:50 p.m.

The pedestrian's identity has not yet been released.

The train involved was scheduled to arrive at Chicago Union Station at 4:49 p.m. Outbound Train #2239 will not run due to the incident, Metra said.

There were extensive delays during the Monday rush, and residual delays until about 9 p.m.
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