Person fatally hit by Metra train in Old Irving Park

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A Milwaukee District-North Line Metra train fatally struck a person late Saturday in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Train 2622, the last inbound run of the day, hit the male — whose age wasn’t known — about 11:40 p.m. north of the Grayland station near the 3700 block of North Kilbourn, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, the medical examiner’s office said. He remained unidentified Sunday morning.

Chicago Police did not have additional information.

The trainwas stopped until about 2 a.m. as crews cleared the scene, according to the transit agency. It completed its run and turned around for the final outbound route of the day about 90 minutes behind schedule.

The incident added to a Saturday of headaches for the transit agency, with Electric District Line trains halted by wire problems.

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