Person struck and killed by UP-North Metra train

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CHICAGO — A person was struck and killed by a Union Pacific North on the Northwest Side Friday morning, officials said.

Train 320, scheduled to arrive in Chicago 8:26 a.m., hit the person around 8:15 a.m. between the Ravenswood and Clybourn stations, according to Tom Miller, a spokesman for Metra.

Paramedics were called but the person, a female whose age was not known, was dead on the scene, according Chicago Fire Department officials.

Miller said the accident was causing delays of an hour or more.

Check metrarail.com for the latest delay information.

 

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