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Metra Rock Island Train Hits Pedestrian In Bronzeville

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 90-year-old man was struck by a Metra train Monday morning in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side.

The pedestrian was struck about 8:45 a.m. by Rock Island District inbound train No. 416 north of the 35th Street station, 106 W. 35th St., according to Metra's website.

The elderly man was taken to Stroger Hospital with a broken arm in good condition, according to Chicago Police.

As of 9:45 a.m., inbound trains were on the move with delays up to 45 minutes, according to the transit agency.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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