Woman killed by Amtrak train identified

December 11, 2009 4:27:52 PM PST
A pedestrian hit and killed by an Amtrak train in Lake Forest has been identified.Traci Spradlin, 43, of Grayslake was struck as she crossed the tracks on Waukegan Road last night.

She was meeting Jason King; they were planning to get married next month.

King believes Spradlin was trying to beat a Metra train scheduled to stop at the station and didn't realize the Seattle-bound Amtrak train was also on the track.