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Amtrak train hits to pedestrians, kills 1


LAKE FOREST, Ill. (WKOW) -- Authorities say one person is dead after an Amtrak train from Chicago headed to Milwaukee hit two pedestrians near a crossing in suburban Lake Forest.

The Lake County Coroner says one of pedestrians was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say person who survived, who they describe as a female of an unknown age, was transported to a hospital in critical but stable condition.

A spokesman from Amtrak  says at least one of the victims was trespassing on the tracks.

Authorities say none of the crew or 138 passengers on the train sustained any injuries.

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