Woman dies after struck by Metra train in Evanston

The woman was pronounced dead at 2:45 p.m. Thursday.

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A woman died after she was struck by a Metra train Thursday in Evanston, according to Metra police.

The incident happened around 2:15 p.m. near the area of Green Bay Road and Livingston Street, Evanston police said.

The woman was pronounced dead at 2:45 p.m., the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said. Her name and age has not been released.

Metra police said train service in the area was shutdown for about two hours.

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