Woman struck and killed by Metra train

September 2, 2007


MAYWOOD -- A woman is dead Sunday after being struck by a Metra train in west suburban Maywood.

Crews remain on the scene of an accident involving a woman who was struck and killed by a train, according to a Maywood police dispatcher, who could not release any further information as of 3 p.m.

A female pedestrian was struck and killed by a train at 5th Avenue and St. Charles Road in Maywood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Metra trains have stopped operating around Maywood because of the police activity along the tracks, according to sources.