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2 men killed by Amtrak train in suburban Chicago

CHICAGO, ILL (KWWL) -- Two men, who authorities say were homeless, were killed by an Amtrack train in a western Chicago suburb Tuesday night.

Amtrack spokesman Marc Magliari said the train was coming from St. Louis and bound for Chicago's Union station.  He says it struck the two trespassers around 8:30 p.m.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office says the victims were both in their 50s and thought to be homeless.

The train was delayed for three hours after the accident.

Magliari says about 70 passengers and crew were aboard the train and no one on board was injured.

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