Man struck, killed by Metra train on South Side

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A man was fatally struck by a Metra train Monday night on the South Side.

The pedestrian was hit about 10:15 p.m. by outbound Rock Island District train No. 529 near 99th Street, Metra spokesman Tom Miller said.

The pedestrian, identified as 20-year-old Adam Rodriguez, was dead at the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 9600 block of South Francisco Avenue in Evergreen Park.

An autopsy Tuesday ruled his death a suicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

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