Person Struck By Train
Trains on Metra’s Union Pacific/Northwest Line were being delayed Wednesday morning, after a cyclist was struck by a train near Mount Prospect.
Witnesses said 15-year-old Diquan Thomas and a 17-year-old friend both tried to cross in front of the oncoming train. The older teen made it across successfully, but Thomas was hit by the train.
An eastbound freight train struck the man on the Union Pacific tracks in Wheaton.
Paramedics found him just after 8 p.m. near 114th Street and South Wentworth Avenue.
A man died Tuesday morning when he was struck by a Metra train as he was crossing the tracks in Downers Grove.
Metra trains are moving again on the Union Pacific North line after being halted Wednesday evening when a pedestrian was fatally struck near the Rogers Park station.
The death of a man who was hit by a freight train Friday night in west suburban Riverside was a suicide, an autopsy has determined.
A 15-year-old girl, who was apparently walking while listening to her headphones, was struck and killed by a train in northwest Indiana on Wednesday.
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.
A CTA train fatally struck a man Monday afternoon on the North Side.
Police in Lake Forest are going over train schedules and looking to review video from Metra trains to determine just when a young man, whose body was found near railroad tracks in the north suburb, was fatally struck by a train.
An inbound Metra Electric train struck a man Saturday night in south suburban Riverdale.
The CTA is reporting “major delays” on the Blue Line on the Near West Side after a person was struck by a train at the Medical Center stop.