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Metra train srikes vehicle in Arlington Heights

Updated: January 8, 2013 7:54AM



A Metra train struck a vehicle Monday afternoon in Arlington Heights and the delays could last well into rush hour.

Union Pacific / Northwest Line train No. 621 struck a vehicle near East Davis Street and Arthur Avenue around 3:15 p.m., said Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile.

The train was scheduled to arrive in Crystal Lake at 3:55 p.m. but will be stopped until Arlington Heights police clear the scene, Reile said.

It was not known if anybody was injured or if the train was damaged, Reilie said.

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