CHICAGO — The CTA has suspended service Saturday night on part of the yellow line after a train hit struck and killed a person crossing the tracks in Skokie.
The crash was reported to emergency personnel in Skokie around 6:45 p.m. near the Dempster Swift Station.
According to a news release from the Skokie Police Department, an adult crossed the tracks and was struck by a train. They died at the scene.
Their identity hasn’t been released.
Police said all signal devices were functioning properly at the time of the crash.
Buses have replaced train service between Skokie and Howard.
The incident remains under investigation by the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force and the Major Crash Assist Team.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 847-982-5900.