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Man hit by Metra train in Highwood

The collision occurred about 10:30 p.m. just past the Highwood station on the Union Pacific North Line.

A person was hit by a train Aug. 16, 2021, in Orland Park.
A person was hit by a Metra train Monday night in Highwood.
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A man was hit and killed by a Metra Union Pacific North train Monday in north suburban Highwood.

The incident happened about 10:30 p.m. near Green Bay Road and Washington Avenue just past the Highwood station, a Metra spokesperson confirmed.

The Lake County coroner’s office said the death appears to have been a suicide. The man has not been identified.

Trains are now operating on schedule.