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updated: 4/23/2014 5:33 PM

Metra BNSF trains delayed after truck hits viaduct

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Trains on Metra's BNSF line are on the move again after a truck struck a bridge viaduct at Kedzie Avenue, Metra officials said.

Trains heading to Aurora stopped after the crash at about 3:25 p.m. that required inspectors to check the structural integrity of the bridge, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.

They started moving again around 4 p.m. once inspectors gave the OK.

Three trains were delayed up to 45 minutes, but it isn't expected to affect rush hour travel, Gillis said.

"There's probably a few trains that got out a bit late, but we should be all right for the rest of rush hour," Gillis said.

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