Downers Grove police confirm fatality in Tuesday morning pedestrian-train incident
DOWNERS GROVE — Downers Grove police are investigating a fatal pedestrian-train incident — the second in as many days involving Metra trains along the BNSF rail line, and the third in less than two weeks.
At about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, police confirmed the incident involved a fatality along the BNSF rail line at Forest Avenue and Main Street in downtown Downers Grove.
According to police, a man was attempting to walk around the crossing gates when he was struck by an eastbound train. The man was pronounced dead on the scene, according to a press release.
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