Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra practice Saturday night in Woodstock, officers mentioned.
The Woodstock Police Division and Woodstock Fireplace/Rescue District responded round 5:57 p.m. Saturday to Railroad Avenue and Quick Avenue.
Woodstock Fireplace/Rescue District Spokesman Alex Vucha mentioned authorities acquired a name for a pedestrian struck by an inbound Metra commuter practice.
Firefighters and paramedics shortly positioned a male topic east of the crossing alongside the tracks.
The person was pronounced lifeless on the scene by paramedics, Vucha mentioned.
Metra officers confirmed that inbound practice #726, which departed Harvard at 5:35 p.m. Saturday, struck the pedestrian.
Intensive delays have been reported on the Union Pacific Northwest Line after inbound and outbound practice motion was halted, Metra mentioned.
The McHenry County Coroner’s Workplace is within the strategy of scheduling an post-mortem.
Additional info was not instantly accessible relating to the incident.
The Woodstock Police Division and Metra Police Division are investigating the incident.