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Metra train hits vehicle in Round Lake, one killed

A person was killed when a Metra train struck a vehicle Wednesday in Round Lake.

Milwaukee District / North Line train No. 2129 struck the vehicle about 6 p.m., Metra spokesman Tom Miller said.

The vehicle may have gone around downed crossing gates, and at least one person was reported killed, Miller said, citing preliminary information.

Metra trains were running again with delays by 10 p.m. on Wednesday.

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