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Person Hit And Killed By Train Near Joliet

One person is dead after being hit by a Metra train near Joliet. Metra says four people were on the bridge over Hickory Creek at Lincoln Highway last night when the train hit at least one of them. Two of them weren’t hurt. Authorities are searching for the fourth person. The Will County Coroner has confirmed the death of one unidentified male. He was hit on the westbound Metra train tracks near Pilcher Park. Metra Police Department is investigating the incident. An autopsy is planned for today.

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