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95-year-old man struck, killed by train in Mount Prospect

Updated: September 25, 2013 12:34PM



MOUNT PROSPECT — A 95-year-old man was struck by a Metra train and killed Wednesday morning near northwest suburban Mount Prospect.

The man, possibly a bicyclist, was hit about 7:50 a.m. by an inbound train on Metra’s Union Pacific Northwest Line, Metra spokesman Tom Miller said. The train had left Barrington at 7:27 a.m.

Some trains were delayed up to two hours. Service on the line was restored about 10 a.m., according to Metra’s website.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed a 95-year-old man was struck and killed. His name had not been released.

Metra and Mount Prospect police are investigating.



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