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updated: 1/9/2012 12:03 PM

Teen struck, killed by Lake Forest train

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A 15-year-old was killed this morning when he was struck by a Metra trains near Lake Forest, police officials confirmed.

Train Number 314 on the Union Pacific North Metra Line struck the pedestrian near Deerpath Road at 6:56 a.m., said Lake Forest Deputy Police Chief Glenn Burmeister.

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He said all trains were halted following the accident for about 45 minutes.

The teen was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, where he died because of his injuries.

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