There was a fatal train accident just north of the Fort Sheridan train station on Friday night (November 29, 2013) when a Metra train struck a pedestrian.
Details on the accident appear limited at this time.
The accident happened at approximately 7:15 p.m., as the Metra train was heading to the Lake Forest stop, which is scheduled at 7:17 p.m.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the November 29, 2013 ABC7News article titled “2 struck in separate Metra incidents in Downers Grove, Highland Park” as well as the November 29 Arlington Cardinal article titled “One Killed by Metra Train at Fort Sheridan Station on UP North Line, 1 injured by BNSF Line Train at Downer’s Grove Grove Station.”
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