Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Geneva police have identified the man struck and killed by a freight train Saturday near the Geneva depot.
Geneva police have identified the man who was struck and killed by a freight train early Saturday. The man is identified as Patrick M. Flynn, 40, of 529 Linden Court, Geneva. The Geneva Police Department is working with the Metra Police Department and the Union Pacific Police Department to determine the circumstances leading to Flynn's death, a police press release said Monday. Geneva police responded to the call at around 12:51 a.m. Saturday, June 9, to an area just west of the Geneva Metra station. According to police, an eastbound Union Pacific freight train struck Flynn, but the conductor did not realize the train had collided with a human being. A second eastbound freight train discovered that a person had been struck. "At this time, …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
At this time, the man's identity has not been determined.
A man was killed when he was hit by a train near the Geneva train depot Saturday afternoon. Geneva police responded to an area on the train tracks west of the train depot around 12:51 p.m. Saturday, June 9, a Geneva Police Department press release said. The original report was that the conductor of an eastbound Union Pacific freight train had reported that the train had struck an unknown object. After receiving this information, personnel on another eastbound Union Pacific freight train discovered that a person had been struck. The unknown male subject was deceased upon the arrival of Geneva police officers. At this time, the identity of the subject has not been determined. This accident is being investigated by the Geneva Police …
Sunday, May 27, 2012
The next outbound train will depart at 12:40 p.m. and arrive in Elburn at 2:10 p.m. The next inbound Metra train will depart from Elburn at 12:25 p.m.
Two Metra trains on the Union Pacific West line today (Sunday, May 27) were canceled due to an earlier pedestrian incident near Lombard. One morning inbound and one outbound train were canceled. The outbound train that was to depart Chicago at 10:40 a.m. and arrive to Elburn at 12:06 p.m. did not operate, according to a statement from Metra. The inbound Metra train scheduled to depart Elburn at 10:25 a.m. did not operate either. The next outbound train will depart Chicago at 12:40 p.m. and arrive in Elburn at 2:10 p.m., Metra said. According to Metra, the next inbound train scheduled to leave Elburn will depart at 12:25 p.m. and arrive in Chicago at 1:50 p.m. Inbound and outbound delays were caused when an inbound Metra train scheduled to …
This is the second incident this week in which a train hit a pedestrian near Lombard.
12:40 p.m. update: The inbound Metra train scheduled to depart Elburn at 10:25 a.m. will not operate due to an earlier pedestrian incident near Lombard, according to a statement from Metra. Original report: A Metra train on the Union-Pacific West line struck a pedestrian around 9:30 a.m. Sunday near Grace Street in Lombard, according to Metra officials. An inbound train scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 9:50 a.m. hit the pedestrian and is now halted near the scene of the accident. An outbound train scheduled to arrive at Elburn at 10:06 a.m. is stopped near Villa Park until further notice. On Sundays, trains are scheduled every two hours, according to Metra officials. It's unclear if the incident will cause further delays. Metra …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Glen Ellyn Police believe the woman who was struck and killed by a train last week committed suicide.
Glen Ellyn Police believe the 56-year-old Glen Ellyn woman struck and killed by an outbound Metra train on April 3 at 1:30 p.m. committed suicide. An eyewitness among other evidence leads Glen Ellyn Deputy Police Chief Bill Holmer to believe the fatality was not an accident. The DuPage County Coroner's office has not released any additional information and a spokesperson told Patch the office is still waiting on toxicology and pathology reports. The individual is survived by a sibling and parent in the Chicagoland area, said Holmer.