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Freight train kills pedestrian in Lombard

Updated: May 24, 2012 8:14AM

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a freight train Wednesday night in west suburban Lombard, officials said.

The Union Pacific train fatally struck the pedestrian around 10:40 p.m., about 50 yards east of Finley Road in Lombard, Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis said.

It was carrying freight from Chicago to North Platte, Neb.

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