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Woman fatally struck by Metra train in Woodstock

(SUN-TIMES) — A woman was fatally struck by a Metra train early Thursday in northwest suburban Woodstock.

Outbound UP/Northwest train No. 601 struck the woman at 2:02 a.m. just south of the Woodstock station at 90 Church St., according to Metra and Woodstock police.

The train had left Ogilvy station at 12:30 a.m. and was due to make its final stop at Harvard at 2:20 a.m.

The 35-year-old woman was dead at the scene, according to police. No foul play is suspected.

The woman’s name had not been released by the McHenry County coroner’s office as of Thursday afternoon.

Chicago Sun-Times wrote this article

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