GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (STMW) — Metra Union Pacific West Line trains are delayed up to an hour and a half Monday afternoon after an outbound train struck and killed a woman in west suburban Glen Ellyn Monday afternoon.
UPW Train No. 33, which left Ogilvie Station in Chicago at 12:40 p.m., struck and killed a 56-year-old woman near the Glen Ellyn station about 1:30 p.m., according to Metra and Glen Ellyn police.
Police are conducting a death investigation, and the woman’s identity is not being released, Deputy Police Chief William Holmer said.
The train was scheduled to arrive at Elburn at 2:06 p.m., and is delayed about 93 minutes, according to the Metra website.
Other inbound and outbound trains are delayed about 40 minutes, according to the site.
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