Pedestrian struck by Metra Electric District train in Homewood

HOMEWOOD, Ill. (WLS) -- A pedestrian was struck by a Metra Electric District train in Homewood Tuesday morning, Metra said.

Metra said train number #706 hit a pedestrian and extensive delays are anticipated. At about 8:50 a.m., Metra said another train, #760, which was scheduled to arrive at Millennium Station at 8:45 a.m. was experiencing a delay of 45 to 55 minutes.

After the pedestrian was struck all inbound and outbound traffic was halted, Metra says. Shortly after 9 a.m., Metra said inbound and outbound trains were moving past the site on a single track.

The condition of the person is not known.
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