Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train near Libertyville ID’d


LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. — Authorities have identified the pedestrian fatally struck by an outbound Metra train near Libertyville Tuesday morning.

According to the Lake County Coroner’s Office, he has been identified as 35-year-old Christopher Wagner, most recently of Libertyville.

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The accident happened after 8 a.m. involving the Milwaukee District North Line train No. 2103 in the 1000 block of Wellington Avenue.

Toxicology reports are pending.

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