NORTHBROOK (CBS) — A woman was struck and killed Thursday by an Amtrak Hiawatha Service train in Northbrook.
Train No. 337, en route to Milwaukee, struck the female shortly after 4 p.m. near Shermer and Meadow roads in Northbrook, authorities said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Slight Chance Of Storms Overnight; A Quiet Pattern To Come
Metra spokesperson Meg Thomas Reile said Amtrak and Milwaukee District North Line service were halted in both directions for nearly an hour following the 4 p.m. accident because of the investigation, on tracks near Shermer and Meadow Roads.READ MORE: At Least 2 People Killed, 32 Wounded In Gun Violence In Chicago So Far This Weekend
A single track was reopened at about 4:50 p.m., but as of 9:30 p.m. delays of about 10 minutes continued in both directions on Metra trains.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 2 Wounded In West Pullman Shooting
No passenger or crew members aboard the train were injured, Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said.