CHICAGO (CBS) — Metra Union-Pacific Northwest service was halted near Gladstone Park during the afternoon rush Monday after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a train.
Inbound and outbound trains were halted near Gladstone Park station at Austin Avenue and the Kennedy Expressway after the pedestrian was hit by Train No. 635.READ MORE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Names José Torres As Interim Chicago Public Schools CEO
Metra confirmed the person who was hit by the train has died. Police did not have any information.READ MORE: Massive Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton, Illinois, Could Burn For Days
A Metra spokeswoman did not know if the pedestrian was hit before, during, or after the train stopped at Gladstone Park. She did say the train left downtown at 4:57 p.m. and was supposed to get to Crystal Lake at 6:30 p.m.
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Metra trains were operating again by the nighttime hours Monday, but with delays.