DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train in Downers Grove.
All inbound and outbound Metra BNSF trains are moving again at Main Street in Downers Grove after the accident.
Train #1252, was scheduled to arrive at Chicago’s Union Station at 8:34 a.m. Wednesday, but was halted near Downers Grove due to the train striking a pedestrian.
The pedestrian, who has been identified as a male, was hit by an eastbound train. No further information has been released.
Metra is reporting that “an extra train is on the move” – but it will not be making station stops at Highlands, Congress Park or LaVergne.
BNSF Advisory – Extra Train On The Move – Not Stopping at Highlands, Congress Park or La Vergne https://t.co/vDMbD6v4YJ
— Metra BNSF (@metraBNSF) April 13, 2016
A modified train schedule can be found at: metrarail.com
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