Pedestrian dies after being hit by Metra train in Wilmette

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WILMETTE, Ill. — A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Metra train in Wilmette Wednesday morning.

It happened at about 8:30 a.m. Union Pacific North Metra trains were halted in both directions while police investigated the incident.

Trains are moving again but with extensive delays. Check for the latest updates.

CTA will honor Metra tickets on the Purple Line, on the Red Line from Loyola to Howard and on the Brown Line at the Damen Station.

The identity of the person struck by the train has not been released.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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