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Fatal Lisle train accident snarls Metra

July 16, 2010 6:20:34 AM PDT
A deadly west suburban freight train accident caused Friday morning delays for some Metra riders.The freight train hit and killed a pedestrian on the tracks in Lisle just after 1 a.m.

The freight train shares a track with Metra's Burlington Northern Sante Fe Line, and all traffic was shut down in both directions during the overnight hours.

A train heading from Chicago to Aurora was stopped for hours.

The victim hit by the freight train has not yet been identified by investigators.


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