Park Ridge police are investigating how a Schaumburg man was struck and killed by a Metra train on the Union Pacific Northwest Line Tuesday afternoon.
Train 631 was traveling express from downtown Chicago when it struck someone about 5 p.m. between the Dee Road and Park Ridge stations, Metra spokeswoman Meg Reile said.
The man has been identified as a 34-year-old man from Schaumburg, Park Ridge police said in a release this afternoon. Police are conducting a death investigation.
Trains stopped in both directions near the scene, with some trains delayed for several hours.
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