Metra Executive Director, Philip Pagano, Killed by Metra Train in Apparent Suicide in Crystal Lake

As Metra Executive Director Philip Pagano was being investigated by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office concerning funds possibly being collected from future vacation time, the man apparently stepped in front of a Metra train in Crystal Lake. Pagano, who was on paid administrative leave from Metra, stepped in front of moving train west of Terra Cotta Road on Hillside Road in Crystal Lake about 8:10 a.m. Friday.