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Metra worker dies after being hit by train

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A Chicago Metra railroad worker is dead after being hit by a train.

Metra workers say 36-year-old Luis Mercado was doing track maintenance when that train came by.  The transit agency's investigating whether a flagman was around to warn workers of approaching trains.  Mercado worked for Metra more than a decade.

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