Police Respond to Pedestrian Struck by Train

August 04, 2022

On August 4, 2022, at approximately 5:50 p.m. the Downers Grove Police Department responded to the area of Main Street and the BNSF Railroad crossing for a report of a subject that was struck by a train.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a man was observed on foot on the railroad tracks between Main and Washington Streets when he was struck by a westbound Metra commuter train. The subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Downers Grove Police are assisting the Metra Police Department with the investigation of the incident. Please contact Metra Media Relations at 312-322-6776, if you have information regarding the incident.