Man fatally struck by Metra BNSF train in Berwyn

All inbound were halted near Berwyn with outbound trains experiencing extensive delays.

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A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train Sept. 8, 2021, near Berwyn.

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A man was struck and killed by a Metra BNSF train Wednesday afternoon near suburban Berwyn.

Train #1268 struck a pedestrian around 4:30 p.m. at Windsor Avenue and Grove Street, according to Metra officials and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. All trains were operating by 6 p.m. with extensive delays.

The person’s name has not been released, but medical examiner’s office data shows he was a 57-year-old man from south suburban Chicago Heights.

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