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Metra chief dies in apparent suicide

Posted on May 7, 2010

CHICAGO — Metra's Executive Director Phil Pagano, who is currently under investigation by the agency for financial issues, allegedly threw himself in front of a Metra train this morning and was killed, according to sources in a Chicago Sun-Times report. Executive director of the commuter rail service since 1990, Pagano was put on paid administrative leave last week amid allegations that he paid himself an unauthorized $56,000 bonus. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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