Driver killed by Metra train in Palatine

December 27, 2011 9:14:06 AM PST
A train hit a car in the northwest suburbs Tuesday, killing the driver of the car and causing problems for Metra commuters around 7:30 a.m.

Metra train No. 622 came to a stop after the collision in Palatine along the Union Pacific Northwest Line, and service along the line was interrupted for more than two hours.

A man in his 60s driving the car was killed.