Pedestrian struck by Metra Electric train on Far South Side

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A pedestrian was struck by a Metra Electric train Friday morning, causing disruptions to service, Metra says.

Initially at around 7:30 a.m., Metra said inbound and outbound train movement was halted at Kensington/115th Street after train #734 struck a pedestrian. At about 8:30 a.m., Metra said South Chicago and Blue Island branch trains began moving again while University Park trains remained halted near Kensington. Shortly after 9 a.m., Metra said all inbound and outbound trains were operating with extensive delays.

The pedestrian's condition was not immediately available.
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