Pedestrian struck by Metra train near Joliet

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JOLIET, Ill. – A Metra train struck a pedestrian near Joliet Wednesday afternoon, causing train delays.

Trains were halted near Joliet after a Metra Rock Island train, No. 209, hit a pedestrian.

The train was scheduled to arrive at Joliet at 5:24 p.m.

No further information was provided.