Woman Fatally Struck By Train On SW Side

November 16, 2018 - 8:02 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A person was struck and killed by a train Friday evening, halting trains in each direction on the Southwest Side, police said.

Officers responded shortly after 6 p.m. for a female discovered unresponsive on the tracks near the 4400 block of West Ogden Avenue, according to Chicago police. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Metra BNSF announced at 7:15 p.m. that trains were still halted in both directions at Cicero Avenue for an incident involving a pedestrian.

Police could not say which train had struck the female victim.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office hasn’t released details about the death.

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