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Woman killed, 6 others hurt when car hit by CTA Yellow Line train: Cops

Woman killed, 6 others hurt when car hit by CTA Yellow Line train: Cops

One woman was killed and another woman critically injured Monday morning after a car they were in collided with a  CTA Yellow Line train at a grade crossing in Skokie, also injuring five passengers on the train, according to Skokie police.

The woman killed about 10:20 a.m. in the crash at East Prairie Road and the Yellow Line tracks was identified as Blandina Hermez, 62, of the 4100 block of Oakton Street in Skokie, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. She was pronounced dead at 11:02 a.m. at Skokie Hospital. 

Service on the Yellow Line was suspended Monday morning following the crash at East Prairie Road, and drivers were asked to...

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