Man fatally struck by Metra train in Barrington

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A man was struck and killed Tuesday morning by an inbound Union Pacific Northwest train in northwest suburban Barrington.

David Toni, 61, of Barrington, was struck about 5:50 a.m. at Taylor Street and Route 14 in unincorporated Barrington by train No. 606 , which was scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 7:02 a.m., according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Lake County Coroner’s Office.

Witnesses said Toni walked onto the tracks and stood in front of the approaching train, the sheriff’s office said.

The coroner’s office hasn’t ruled on the cause or manner of his death.

Inbound trains were initially halted at Barrington after the crash causing extensive delays, according to Metra.

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