Man fatally struck by Rock Island Line train at Midlothian station

Extensive delays are expected after a Metra Rock Island train fatally struck a pedestrian Friday morning in Midlothian.

Metra Rock Island train #403 hit a pedestrian around 8:15 a.m. near the Midlothian station, 3750 147th St.

Inbound trains were facing delays of up to 50 minutes, according to Metra. Outbound trains were stopped as of 9 a.m.

The man had a ticket to board a train at the station, the spokesperson said.

Check out Metra's website for real-time updates.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.