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Woman killed in crash with train

A woman is dead Tuesday after she was struck and killed by a train on the Northwest Side.

The woman in her 20s has not yet been identified but was a pedestrian when she was fatally struck by a train at 5900 N. Central Ave., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. She was dead at the scene.

The incident appears to have been a suicide, according to the medical examiner’s office, but an autopsy is scheduled for later Tuesday to determine the cause and manner of her death.

Metra police are investigating, according to the medical examiner’s office. A Metra spokesman could not immediately provide information on the incident early Tuesday.

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