(STMW) — One person was killed when a Metra train struck a vehicle in far northwest suburban Woodstock Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
About 5 p.m., Woodstock fire crews responded to a train crossing along Lily Pond Road where a train hit a vehicle, according to Woodstock Fire Department Lt. Mike Brinkman.READ MORE: Firefighters Respond To Fire At Abandoned Warehouse On Northwest Side
Crews were still at the train crossing as of 6 p.m., Brinkman said. The person’s age and gender were not immediately available.READ MORE: AT&T And Verizon Delay Rollout Of New 5G Service Near O'Hare, Midway, Other Airports After Airlines Warn Of Delays
Both inbound and outbound trains going to Crystal Lake and Harvard along the Union Pacific / Northwest Line are experiencing delays between 15 and 65 minutes, according to Metra.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Temperatures Drop Wednesday; Winter Weather Advisory Ahead
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