Deadly Metra accident halts trains

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CHICAGO — A deadly Metra accident on the Far Northwest Side brought trains to a halt earlier this evening.

Metra’s Milwaukee North train was heading toward the Edgebrook station when it struck and killed a pedestrian.

It happened around 6 p.m.

Trains on the Milwaukee North line were stopped for about 90 minutes.

There is no word yet on the victim’s identity.