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Round Lake Park man dies after being hit by Metra train

Round Lake-5/30/12 Wed./Cedar Lake Rt 134
Round Lake Fire personnel get ready transport man struck by train. Victim suffered head injury

Round Lake-5/30/12, Wed./Cedar Lake and Rt 134 Round Lake Fire personnel get ready to transport a man struck by a train. Victim suffered a head injury as well as a arm amputation. Cause of accident unkown at time of photos, and well as victims conditiion. | Joe Shuman~For Sun-Times Media

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Updated: July 6, 2012 8:59AM



ROUND LAKE — A 60-year-old Round Lake Park man died Wednesday after being struck by a Metra train near Cedar Lake Road and Route 134.

A Lake County Coroner’s Office spokesman said Gary Oborny of the 500 block of Prospect, Round Lake Park, was pronounced dead at 9:46 a.m. at Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville. He was hit close to the Round Lake Metra Station.

The death remains under investigation.

A Metra spokesman said the inbound train Wednesday morning stopped because the train’s crew thought they might have hit someone. There was a 25-minute delay for the inbound train and an outbound train.



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