Pedestrian struck and killed by Metra UP-N train in Evanston

The incident happened near the Davis Street station.

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A Metra train fatally struck a pedestrian Tuesday afternoon in suburban Evanston.

The pedestrian was hit by an out-of-service train traveling just before 3 p.m. near the Davis Street station, according to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis. He was later pronounced dead, according to Gillis.

Inbound and outbound Metra UP-N trains were stopped near Davis Street, Gillis said.

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