Authorities identify teen struck by train in Glenview

Updated 7/2/2022 7:43 PM

The person fatally struck by an Amtrak train in Glenview on Friday night has been identified as a Northbrook teen.

Ryan McDonagh, 15, was struck about 6:50 p.m. near the Glen of North Glenview train station and was pronounced dead on the scene. He'd been riding a bicycle, the Cook County medical examiner's office said following an autopsy Saturday.


None of the 178 passengers or crew members on the train was injured, according to a prepared statement from Amtrak. The train was headed to Chicago from Milwaukee and was delayed about two hours.

Amtrak police are investigating.

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