Evanston woman fatally struck by Metra train on North Side

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A woman fatally struck by a Metra train Monday on the North Side has been identified as a 41-year-old Evanston woman.

Tonia Murphy was struck by a train in the 6100 block of North Ridge at 12:55 a.m., authorities said.

Murphy, of the 800 block of Dobson in Evanston, was dead at the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

An autopsy found she died of multiple injuries and ruled her death a suicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

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