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Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor
7:28 am CDT May 23, 2019

A Metra train fatally struck a pedestrian around 10:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, according to Tom Miller, a spokesman for Metra, reports The Tower's sister paper, The Highland Park Landmark. 

The Union Pacific North Line departed from Waukegan at 10:05 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive at Ogilvie Transportation at 11:25 p.m.

Trains were delayed in both directions for 3 hours, Miller said.

Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper was called to the scene for a death investigation around 11 p.m.