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Pedestrian killed by Metra train in northwest Chicago suburbs

CHICAGO (CBS)—The Milwaukee District West Metra line was stopped Thursday morning after a train struck a pedestrian in Bartlett.

According to Bartlett police, the pedestrian was killed in the crash. The victim has not been identified.

Metra said Train No. 2202 will not run beyond Bartlett after the pedestrian incident. The movement of incoming trains has been stopped, but trains 2204, 2206 and 2208 will run.

Bartlett police said the train blocked the intersection of Western and Oak avenues. Travelers should seek alternative routes.

Long delays were expected and riders were urged to check the Metra website for alert updates.