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Metra's Northwest line experiences delays after train strikes pedestrian near Barrington

BARRINGTON – Inbound and outbound trains on Metra’s Northwest line are experiencing extensive delays due to a train striking a pedestrian Friday morning in unincorporated Barrington.

An inbound train struck and killed a pedestrian about 11:20 a.m. near Route 14 and Cuba Road, Lake County Sheriff’s Sgt. Chris Covelli said. 

Sheriff’s detectives, the Technical Crash Investigation Unit and the Lake County Coroner’s Office are on scene, Covelli said at about 1:40 p.m. 

The age and gender of the person killed, as well as whether foul play was involved, are still under investigation, Covelli said.

For updates on train schedules, visit https://metrarail.com.

– Hannah Prokop 

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