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updated: 2/24/2014 4:57 PM

Man jumps on top of Metra train in Chicago

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Associated Press

Metra officials said morning service was delayed Monday when a man climbed on top of a train in Chicago.

The Chicago Sun-Times reported that the man climbed on the inbound Union Pacific-North Line Train 315 shortly before 8 on Monday morning when it was stopped on Chicago's North Side.

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The man jumped from car to car and refused to come down for several minutes until he ultimately came down and was taken to an area hospital for evaluation.

Metra officials say the train that the man climbed on and an outbound train were stopped for about a half-hour before they started moving again. Metra's website said trains were delayed for 15 to 20 minutes.

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