Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Des Plaines

Updated 8/25/2019 3:17 PM

A pedestrian was struck and killed in Des Plaines Sunday morning by an inbound Metra train, officials said.

Des Plaines fire officials said the person was hit at 9:50 a.m. at Lee Street and Northwest Highway. Metra service on the Union Pacific Northwest Line was delayed for hours after train 702 hit the pedestrian, officials said.


There were no other details available Sunday about the identity of the person killed or the circumstances of the collision.

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