Woman Fatally Struck By Train In Highwood, Illinois

There was a fatal train accident in Highwood, Illinois this morning, October 7, 2014.

Details on the accident – especially its causes – appear limited at this time.

The Metra inbound train struck the pedestrian just before 8:00 a.m.

According to the Lake County Coroner’s Office, the woman was taken to Highland Park Hospital, where she was declared dead.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 7, 2014 Lake County News-Sun article titled “Metra UP North trains delayed, woman killed near Highwood” as well as the October 7 Highland Park Patch titled “Woman Fatally Struck by Metra Train in Highwood Tuesday Morning.”

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