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Pedestrian struck and killed by MetroLink train

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Pedestrian struck by MetroLink train near Wellston station. Pedestrian struck by MetroLink train near Wellston station.

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV) – MetroLink trains in north St. Louis County experienced hour long delays after a pedestrian was struck and killed along the westbound service line Saturday morning.

The incident happened before 5 a.m. near the Wellston Station. A westbound train carrying 50 passengers hit the pedestrian. Authorities have not said why the pedestrian was on the tracks. His identity has not been released.

MetroLink officials said passengers were being transported between Lambert and Wellston with delays, but had trains running along schedule by 9 a.m. 

Stay tuned to News 4 and KMOV.com for further updates on this developing story. 

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