Person struck, killed by freight train in Downers Grove

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. --  One person was struck and killed by a freight train overnight in Downers Grove.

Authorities say the train hit a person on the tracks around 11:30 Saturday night.

Metra trains were shut down in both directions for more than two hours, while authorities conducted their investigation on the scene.

So far authorities have not released any details about the victim.

Trains are running again, but Metra says some trains are still running behind schedule

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