Metra BNSF service disrupted after pedestrian hit by train

Service on the Metra BNSF line has been disrupted after a train hit a pedestrian Wednesday morning.

Metra said a train scheduled to arrive in Aurora at 11:53 a.m. was stopped after striking a pedestrian near the Belmont Station in Downers Grove.

A 50-year-old man was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with life threatening injuries, police said.

All inbound and outbound service on the BNSF line was initially halted near the Belmont Station. Shortly after 12 p.m., Metra said trains were operating again about 40 to 50 minutes behind schedule.
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