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Elderly Woman Killed By Freight Train

An Elderly woman was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Freight Train Sunday around 4:30 p.m. in the Chicago suburb of Berwyn. The victim was crossing the tracks using a walker and did not yeild to the gates or flashing lights which indicated that a train was about to pass. Officials maintain that the gates and lights were in working order at the time of the incident and that the train’s conductor was not negligent. There is no word yet whether anyone is at fault for the accident or whether the woman’s family plans to file a law suit in the matter.

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