Metra Alert BNSF - Inbound and outbound train movement halted near Cicero Ave, police activity— Metra BNSF (@metraBNSF) November 17, 2018
Inbound and outbound trains were halted near Cicero Avenue at about 7 p.m. due to police activity in the area, Metra tweeted. Trains were moving again as of 8:45 p.m.
The rail company said there had been an incident involving a pedestrian.
Metra Alert BNSF - Inbound and outbound train movement remains halted, an incident involving a pedestrian— Metra BNSF (@metraBNSF) November 17, 2018
Chicago police said a woman was fatally struck by a train near Ogden and Kostner Avenues. She was not struck at a train station, police said.
It was unclear whether the woman was hit by a Metra train or a freight train.