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Metra train fatally strikes pedestrian in North West suburb

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CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A Metra train fatally struck a man Saturday afternoon in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.

The pedestrian was struck about 3:20 p.m. near the Crystal Lake station just east of Pingree Road, Metra spokesman Tom Miller said.

Witnesses told the man walked in front of the train, authorities said.

According to the McHenry County Coroner's office, the victim was a 61-year-old man from Prairie Grove. His name was not being released as of Tuesday afternoon.

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