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Man fatally struck by Metra train in Morton Grove

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MORTON GROVE, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A 53-year-old man was killed Monday afternoon when he was struck by a Metra train on the Milwaukee District / North Line in north suburban Morton Grove.

Pavel Landau was struck by outbound train No. 2127 about 4:50 p.m. near Beckwith Road in Morton Grove, according to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.

Landau was dead at the scene, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

All trains on the Milwaukee District / North Line were stopped about 5:05 p.m., according to Metra.

Inbound trains were on the move again about 5:45 p.m., but operating between 30 and 50 minutes behind schedule, while outbound trains resumed service about 6 p.m., running 15 to 80 minutes late.

Morton Grove police could not immediately provide additional details.

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