Pedestrian fatally struck by Metra train near Elgin

ELGIN, Ill. (WLS) -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra MD-W line train near Elgin Monday evening.

Metra said the person was struck by outbound train #2237 between the Elgin and Big Timber stations.

Both inbound and outbound trains are halted because of the accident.

Delays are expected between 1 hour and 1 hour and 30 minutes, Metra said.
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