Person struck and killed by Metra train in Downers Grove

The person was pronounced dead at the Main Street station, according to a spokesperson from Metra.

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A Metra train arrives at the LaSalle Street Metra Station in the Loop, Monday morning, Jan. 4, 2021.

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A person was struck and killed by a Metra train Friday evening in Downers Grove.

The incident occurred about 7 p.m. at the Main Street station on Metra’s BNSF Line, according to a Metra spokesperson.

The person was pronounced dead at the scene, the spokesperson said.

Later Friday evening, trains were running with significant delays.

No other details were immediately known.

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