Updated 9/7/2022 7:52 AM
Authorities are investigating the death of a pedestrian struck by an inbound Metra train earlier today near Elgin’s Big Timber depot.
Metra officials said the pedestrian died from injuries sustained in the collision.
Metra officials reported a train had struck the pedestrian as it headed into service at the beginning of its run just after 5:30 a.m.
Passengers were initially shuttled by bus from Big Timber to the Elgin depot, but trains are now departing and arriving at the Big Timber station once again.
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