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Body found near Metra UP West Line tracks

Updated: August 29, 2013 4:46PM

Metra Union Pacific West Line trains have resumed service after a Metra train crew spotted a man’s body near the tracks in west suburban Wheaton early Thursday.

Lt. Bob Miller of the Wheaton Police said a Metra train crew called police about 7:20 a.m. after seeing the body between Washington and Chase, behind the Billy Graham Center Museum on the Wheaton College campus.

The victim, described as a man in his mid-30s, appeared to have been hit by a train.

Trains on the West Line were running up to 70 minutes late.

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