Man struck and killed by Metra train on South Side

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CHICAGO -- A Metra train struck and killed a man tonight on the south side.

The accident happened around 5:30 on the Metra Electric Line tracks at 95th Street.

Metra officials say the victim was in his mid to late 20s.

Earlier they thought the victim was a child.

Trains were stopped during the emergency response and investigation, but began moving again around 6:15 p.m.

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