Metra UP-N trains moving with extensive delays after train kills pedestrian in Evanston

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Thursday, July 14, 2022
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Metra Union Pacific-North trains moving again with extensive delays after a train fatally struck a woman in Evanston near Central Station.

EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Metra Union Pacific-North trains moving again with extensive delays after a train fatally struck a woman in Evanston.

Metra said an inbound train from Waukegan to Ogilvie Transportation Center struck a woman who was walking along the elevated tracks just north of the Central Station.

Trains were moving again both directions shortly before 5 p.m. Extensive delays through the afternoon and evening commute are expected, Metra said.

No further details about the incident or the woman have been released. Riders should visit metra.com for updates on the service disruption.