Pedestrian fatally struck by Amtrak train near Hinsdale

HINSDALE, Ill. (WLS) -- Metra BNSF trains are delayed in both directions Tuesday evening after a train struck and killed a pedestrian near west suburban Hinsdale.

Hinsdale police said a 55-year-old man from Darien, Ill., was pronounced dead at the scene.

Trains were stopped for a short time, but at about 3:45 p.m. trains were moving again at "restricted speed" near Hinsdale on one track, according to Metra.

At about 3:15 p.m., Metra said train Nos. 1235 and 1237 were moving and delayed 30-40 minutes.

Amtrak train No. 4 hit the pedestrian.

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