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Metra Rock Island Line back on track after train hits, kills pedestrian

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NEW LENOX, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

Metra's Rock Island Line trains have resumed their normal schedules Monday morning after a train struck and killed a pedestrian in New Lenox, officials said.

The inbound No. 402 train, which left Joliet at 5 a.m., struck a pedestrian near Townline Road in New Lenox about 5:45 a.m., according to Metra.

Inbound and outbound trains had been experiencing 10-70 minute delays due to the accident, but were back to normal, according to the Metra website.

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