Updated: May 22, 2014 8:46PM
A 17-year-old girl was fatally struck by a train late Wednesday night in Mokena in what appeared to be a suicide, authorities said.
The girl was struck by Rock Island District outbound train No. 529 about 11 p.m., according to Metra spokesman Tom Miller.
The girl was pronounced dead on the scene at 12:05 a.m., according to the Will County Coroner’s office.
Passengers on the train were transferred to the next train to make the final two stops on the line, Miller said.
Metra police are investigating.
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