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Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Arlington Heights, Extensive Delays Follow

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (CBS)-- Extensive delays persisted through the evening Tuesday after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train in Arlington Heights.

Person Hit By Metra Train In Arlington Heights

A pedestrian has been hit by a Metra train in Arlington Heights. Chopper 2 is over the scene.

Posted by CBS Chicago on Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Metra said the person was killed in upon being hit by the train near Arlington Park.

According to Metra officials, inbound and outbound train movement was halted for the Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line following the accident. Service was later restored, but delays persisted through most of the night.

Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's office was sent to the scene. The identity of the person who died was not immediately learned.

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