LOMBARD, Ill. — Inbound and outbound Metra UP-W trains were halted west of Lombard after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a freight train early Thursday morning.
The accident happened around 5:15 a.m. near Crescent Blvd. and Finley Rd.
The identity of the pedestrian killed has not yet been released.
Metra reports extensive delays are anticipated.
This is a developing story. Check back for details.
Metra Alert UP-W – Inbound and outbound train movement halted west of Lombard, pedestrian struck by a freight train, extensive delays anticipated, UP West Customers should consider using the BNSF this morning
— Metra UP-W (@metraUPW) January 17, 2019