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Man Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Des Plaines

The 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.

08/27/2014

A cyclist was struck and killed by a CTA train on the North Side early Thursday. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

Cyclist Struck, Killed By Brown Line Train In Albany Park

About 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.

06/26/2014

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Police Chief: Teen Was ‘Breezing’ Before He Was Killed By Train

The 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.

06/19/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

Man Struck And Killed By Orange Line Train

Service on the CTA Orange Line was disrupted for about two hours on Tuesday, after a man was struck and killed by a train near the Ashland station.

06/10/2014

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Man Struck, Killed By Freight Train In Grayslake

The man, believed to be in his 20’s, was walking south on the tracks at Lake Street Crossing near Hillside Avenue when witnesses saw him step in to the path of a freight train headed north.

03/17/2014

Police investigate after a 17-year-old boy was struck and killed by a Metra train in the Norwood Park neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Struck, Killed By Metra Train On Northwest Side

A 17-year-old boy who attended Taft High School was struck and killed by a Metra train on Friday, just blocks away from school.

03/07/2014

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Woman Struck By Train In Austin

The woman, 56, was found at approximately 10 p.m. in the 2000 block of North Narragansett Avenue, or near the Galewood Metra station.

12/18/2013

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Metra Train Hits Elderly Cyclist In Mount Prospect

Trains on Metra’s Union Pacific/Northwest Line were being delayed Wednesday morning, after a cyclist was struck by a train near Mount Prospect.

09/25/2013

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Teen Struck And Killed By Freight Train In Gary

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.

09/12/2013

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Metra Service Resumes After Man Hit By Freight Train

An eastbound freight train struck the man on the Union Pacific tracks in Wheaton.

08/29/2013

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Man Struck By Train, Critically Injured In Roseland

Paramedics found him just after 8 p.m. near 114th Street and South Wentworth Avenue.

05/15/2013

A Metra train is stopped at the Downers Grove station after striking a man who was crossing the tracks. (Credit: CBS)

Another Tragedy On Tracks: Man Killed By Metra Train In Downers Grove

A man died Tuesday morning when he was struck by a Metra train as he was crossing the tracks in Downers Grove.

03/19/2013

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Metra UP North Line Trains Running Again After Pedestrian Struck

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.

12/12/2012

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Man Struck, Killed By Freight Train In Riverside

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.

10/06/2012

Chloe Burks, 15, was killed by a train in Cedar Lake, Ind., on May 23, 2012. Police said she was listening to her headphones and might not have heard the train coming from behind her. (Source: Facebook)

High School Freshman Killed By Train In NW Indiana

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.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Woman Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Glen Ellyn

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.

04/02/2012

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Red Line Train Fatally Strikes Man On North Side

A CTA train fatally struck a man Monday afternoon on the North Side.

03/26/2012

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Young Man Struck, Killed By Train In Lake Forest

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.

03/25/2012

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Metra Train Strikes Man In Riverdale

An inbound Metra Electric train struck a man Saturday night in south suburban Riverdale.

02/26/2012

File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Delays On Blue Line After Man Jumps In Front Of Train

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.

11/16/2011