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updated: 8/4/2014 9:03 PM

Milwaukee District North train kills pedestrian

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An outbound Metra train on the Milwaukee District North Line struck and killed a pedestrian just before 5 p.m. between the Morton Grove and Golf stations, Metra officials said.

Metra train 2127 left Chicago at 4:16 p.m. and was due in Deerfield at 5:10 p.m.

About 4:50 p.m., the train hit the pedestrian near Beckwith Road, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.

Inbound trains started moving again around 6:30 p.m., while outbound trains were stopped until shortly after 7 p.m.

The death remains under investigation, Gillis said.

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