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Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Injured After Metra Train Strikes Patrol Vehicle

An off-duty Chicago police officer was injured Saturday evening when a train struck a patrol vehicle in Elmwood Park, authorities said.

The crash was reported at approximately 5:11 p.m. in the 7700 block of West Grand Avenue. According to authorities, an off-duty officer was driving an unmarked Chicago Police Department vehicle when it was struck by a train.

The officer was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

What led up to the crash wasn't immediately known.

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