Milwaukee District North train fatally strikes pedestrian in Libertyville

The Metra train hit the person around 8:10 a.m. Tuesday between the Libertyville station and Winchester Road.

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A Metra Milwaukee District North train struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday morning in suburban Libertyville.

A male was hit by an outbound train around 8:25 a.m. on the tracks north of Winchester Road, between Milwaukee and Butterfield, Libertyville police said in a statement.

The person’s age was not immediately released.

Extensive delays were expected.

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