Friday, February 26, 2016

Pedestrian Hit by a Train on the Milwaukee District North Line Near Edgebrook Woods -- Laramie Ave and Seminole Ave

Chicago firefighters, paramedics and police and Metra police responded about 6:07 PM Friday to a report of a pedestrian hit by a train near Laramie Avenue and Seminole Avenue Chicago, IL. Firefighters had difficulty locating the body of a pedestrian that was hit by a train between the Forest Glen Metra station and the Edgebrook Metra station near Edgebrook Woods.

Firefighters found the victim near the front of the train by 6:38 p.m.

Initially the incident was reported at Devon Avenue and Central Avenue near the Edgebrook Metra station.

Inbound and outbound train movement has been halted near Edgebrook due to train #2141 striking a pedestrian. The duration of this delay is unknown but extensive delays are anticipated. Please listen to platform announcements for delay times or refer to Rail-Time Tracker located on for current delay information. Updates will be provided.

Train #2141 is an outbound train that was scheduled to arrive in Edgebrook at 5:56 p.m.

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