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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Metra Train in Evanston

The incident happened just south of Main Street around 1 a.m. Saturday.

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train around 1 a.m. Sunday, according to officials.

The man was hit by train number 301, just south of Main Street, according to Metra spokesperson Mike Gillis. He died on the scene, Gillis said.

Evanston police Cmdr. Jason Parrott confirmed that a man had been struck by a train, but said police did not have more information as of 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

A representative of the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said the agency had not made been able to contact with the man's family as of late Sunday evening.

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