Metra UP-NW train hits, kills pedestrian near Gladstone Park

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Monday, May 24, 2021
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A Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian Monday evening on Chicago's Far Northwest Side.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian Monday evening on Chicago's Far Northwest Side.

Metra said UP-Northwest Train #635 destined for Crystal Lake struck the pedestrian near the Gladstone Park station at Northwest Highway and N. Austin Avenue.

Inbound and outbound trains on the UP-Northwest Line are halted and extensive delays are expected, Metra officials said.

For the latest delays and schedule changes, check the Metra website.

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.