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Man fatally struck by Metra train in NW suburbs

(CARY) A man was fatally struck by a Metra train early Friday in northwest suburban Cary.

The man was struck by UP-Northwest Line Train 608 about 5:40 a.m. near 3 Oaks Road and the Cary Depot, according to Metra spokesman Michael Gillis.

The 24-year-old was identified using dental x-rays, according to a statement from the McHenry County coroner’s office. No autopsy will be conducted.

The coroner’s office refused to release the victim’s name “out of respect for the family and circumstances of the death…,” the statement said