EVANSTON, Ill. — Metra says a woman was struck and killed by a train in Evanston Thursday afternoon.

It happened around 2 p.m. just north of Central Street.

Details remain limited, but trains were shut down in both directions north of Central Street, the transit company stated. Officials asked commuters to avoid the area of Livingston Street & Green Bay Road for a crash investigation.

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Evanston police responded.

The train was traveling inbound from Waukegan to Oglivie.

No additional information was made available.

SkyCam 9 flew over the scene.