Metra train hits, kills pedestrian in New Lenox

A person was hit by a Metra train Wednesday in southwest suburban New Lenox, disrupting service on part of the Rock Island District line during the morning commute.

Inbound train No. 506 fatally hit the person about 8:30 a.m. near Church Street in New Lenox, according to Metra spokesman Tom Miller.

The Will County coroner’s office has not released information about the death.

The train had departed Joliet for Chicago at 8:21 a.m., Miller said. Train movement remains halted in…

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