Woman Fatally Struck By Train In Buffalo Grove, Illinois

A woman was fatally struck by a train in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office was called at approximately 8:00 a.m. this morning (November 22, 2013) with regard to a woman who was seen lying on train tracks.  The woman was spotted by a train engineer of a Metra North Central line train.

According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the body was located south of Deerfield Parkway near the Buffalo Grove Metra train station at 825 Commerce Ct.

The woman was identified as a 49-year-old Buffalo Grove resident.  She was declared dead at the accident scene.

The death is under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the November 22, 2013 Chicago Tribune article titled “Metra:  Body found near Buffalo Grove station” as well as the Lake County News-Sun article of November 22 titled “Woman fatally struck by train in Buffalo Grove.”

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