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Lake Forest man killed when hit by train identified

A pedestrian was struck killed by MetrtraHighlPark about 7:15 p.m. near Fort Sheridan statiaccording police. | NVP Video news

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train in Highland Park about 7:15 p.m. near the Fort Sheridan station, according to police. | NVP Video news

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Updated: January 31, 2014 3:25AM

The 53-year-old man Lake Forest man struck by a train and killed in Highland Park on Friday night has been identified as Michael Donahue.

According to a Highland Park police spokesman, Donahue was struck by a northbound Metra commuter train just south of the Old Elm crossing in Highland Park at about 7:30 p.m.

A Lake County Deputy Coroner said Donahue died of multiple blunt trauma. Toxicology reports are pending.

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