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South Shore suspends service Saturday

South Shore commuter train service shut down following an accident near Gary.

Posted on Dec. 29, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

Service on the South Shore train that runs from South Bend to Chicago has been halted today, Dec. 29, following a traffic accident in Gary, according to the commuter train service.

Service was expected to be suspended for most of Saturday after a truck spilled a load of steel on to the tracks.

The accident did not involve any commuter trains, according to a statement from South Shore.

The truck was traveling on Interstate 90 east of the Gary Metro Station

South Shore described the damage to the tracks and overhead wires as extensive.

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