Metra Train Strikes Pedestrian In Downers GroveBNSF Train No. 1252, running express from Aurora and scheduled to arrive at Union Station at 8:34 a.m., struck a pedestrian near the Downers Grove Main Street station just after 8 a.m., according to Metra spokeswoman Meg Thomas-Reile. The DuPage County coroner’s office confirmed the pedestrian was killed
Woman Struck And Killed By Pink Line TrainThe woman, thought to be in her 30s, jumped in front of the train about 8:40 p.m., according to Chicago Police.
Woman Killed By Blue Line Train In Irving ParkThe incident occurred about 6:30 a.m. when the woman was hit by an O’Hare-bound train at the Irving Park stop, CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski said.
13-Year-Old Boy Fatally Struck By Train In Cedar LakeJeffrey Bellinger, a student at the Hanover Central Middle School, in Cedar Lake, was walking along the side of a set of CSX railroad tracks Tuesday afternoon, about 200 feet north of the 137th Avenue crossing in Cedar Lake, Ind., when he was struck from behind by a train that was unable to stop.
Man Killed By Blue Line Train In West TownOfficers responded to a call of a person down on the tracks between the Chicago and Division platforms at 10:23 a.m., police said. They found the body of a man who appears to be in his 20s, police said. He was dead at the scene.
Man Struck By Metra Trains In Arlington Heights A pedestrian was struck by two outbound Metra trains that had been linked together Sunday night on the Union Pacific/Northwest Line in northwest suburban Arlington Heights.
Man Struck, Killed By Freight Train In GlenviewAbout 6:40 p.m., the three-locomotive, 137-car train carrying coal from Wyoming to an electric company in Wisconsin hit a person near Cove Lane and Dearlove Road in Glenview, according to Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis.
Woman Killed By Metra Train In HighwoodA woman was struck and killed by a Metra train Tuesday morning in north suburban Highwood, causing significant delays for commuters during the morning rush.
Woman Killed By Freight Train Near MaywoodA west suburban woman was fatally struck by a freight train Thursday night near west suburban Maywood, causing Metra delays overnight on the Union Pacific/West Line.
Man Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Des PlainesThe pedestrian was struck about 5:10 at the Des Plaines Train Depot at 1501 E. Miner St., according to a Metra spokesman and police. Witnesses said the pedestrian, a man in his 40’s, stepped off the train platform in front of the moving train as it approached the station.
Cyclist Struck, Killed By Brown Line Train In Albany ParkAbout 12:20 a.m., a man riding his bike was struck by a northbound train as he attempted to go around the gates near the CTA Kimball station in the 4700 block of North Kedzie Avenue, police said.
Police Chief: Teen Was 'Breezing' Before He Was Killed By TrainThe final moments of a 14-year-old's life are shown on a Union Pacific railroad videotape seen just yesterday by the police chief in Maple Park, about 60 miles west of Chicago.