Man Struck, Killed by Metra Train on the Metra Electric Line Near the Bishop Ford Freeway, About 9990 S Cottage Grove, Chicago

Chicago police, Metra police and Chicago firefighters and paramedics responded about 5:30 p.m. Monday to a report that a person was hit by a train on the Metra Electric Line train on the South Side

Metra initially reported that a child was killed after being struck by the train, but later it was determined that a man in his mid-to-late 20s was killed.

The accident happened on the Metra Electric Line tracks in the Rosemoor neighborhood at 9990 South Cottage Grove.

The accident happened about 5:30 p.m. and involved the southbound Metra Electric Line Train #705. Train #705 left the Millenium Park station and was due at University Park at 5:55 p.m.

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