Metra Fatality at Lawrence/Ravenswood; Traffic Halted

By Patty Wetli | Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Metra train. Credit: Flickr/vxla

A fatality occurred this afternoon as a Metra train struck a passenger shortly before 4:30 p.m. at the Lawrence/Ravenswood station. A Metra spokesman had no information regarding the identity of the victim or the circumstances surrounding the incident.

UP North train #335 left downtown at 4:15 p.m., due into Kenosha at 5:39 p.m. According to the spokesman, it was not scheduled to stop at Ravenswood.

All traffic was halted on the tracks; one of two tracks was reopened by 6 p.m., with significant delays expected for several hours.

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    Awful (

  • SabChgo

    Were other details ever made available on the person struck?

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