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Police reveal identity of man who was struck by Hinsdale train

Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 4:41 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 1:19 p.m. CDT

HINSDALE — The pedestrian who was fatally struck by an inbound commuter train at the West Hinsdale train station Monday has been identified as 42-year-old Dale Bowling of Clarendon Hills.

The accident occurred about 3 p.m.

Bowling was observed running toward the direction of the train by witnesses at an area away from the grade crossing, and preliminary investigation indicates the incident was not accidental in nature, police said. No other people or vehicles were involved in the incident.

Officials are continuing to determine the cause of the incident pending the investigation of the DuPage County Coroner’s Office. This is a death investigation and remains open at this time, police said.

Metra trains were delayed up to 90 minutes Monday night after the incident.

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