Metra train hits 95-year-old bicyclist in Mount Prospect
A 95-year-old bicyclist died this morning after being struck by a Metra train in Mount Prospect.
Reginald Gaetz, a resident of Mount Prospect, was pronounced at the scene.
The incident happened at about 7:50 a.m. on Train 626 on the Union Pacific Northwest Line leaving from Barrington.
The accident caused long delays for inbound and outbound trains.