South Shore Line train strikes, kills pedestrian at 75th Street

The man was hit about 3 p.m. Friday and pronounced dead at the scene.

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A South Shore Line train struck and killed a pedestrian Friday afternoon near 75th Street, halting trains in both directions.

A man was hit about 3 p.m. and pronounced dead at the scene, according to Chicago fire spokesman Larry Langford.

Service on the eastbound train 109 resumed about 5 p.m., up to two hours delayed after striking the pedestrian, according to an alert from the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District.

Inbound and outbound Metra Electric trains were halted from 69th Street through 115th Street, according to Metra.

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