Two Police Officers Hit And Killed By Train in Chicago

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CHICAGO (CBS CHICAGO)--- Two police officers have been struck by a South Shore train, Chicago police tell CBS Chicago. Both officers have died.

Police told CBS Chicago the officers were struck at 103rd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. The train is stopped just south of the 103rd St./Rosemoor train station.

Also CBS Chicago learned officers were investigating a call of shots fired when they were hit by the passing train.

According to a CBS 2 employee on the train, the power is off, and a visibly shaken conductor told riders there was an emergency and an investigation is being conducted.

Train workers could be seen on the tracks with flashlights.

Police are currently on the train conducting interviews with passengers.

An officer on the scene said this was not an intentional act, but would not give more information.

Passengers are getting off on the train and boarding a bus. They will be taken to another stop south to board a new train.

This is a developing story.