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Metra Union-Pacific Northwest Service Halted Near Gladstone Park After Person Is Hit, Killed By Train

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Metra Union-Pacific Northwest service was halted near Gladstone Park during the afternoon rush Monday after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a train.

Inbound and outbound trains were halted near Gladstone Park station at Austin Avenue and the Kennedy Expressway after the pedestrian was hit by Train No. 635.

Metra confirmed the person who was hit by the train has died. Police did not have any information.

A Metra spokeswoman did not know if the pedestrian was hit before, during, or after the train stopped at Gladstone Park. She did say the train left downtown at 4:57 p.m. and was supposed to get to Crystal Lake at 6:30 p.m.

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Metra trains were operating again by the nighttime hours Monday, but with delays.

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