A person was fatally struck by a Metra train in what authorities called an apparent suicide Friday morning in the North Side Ravenswood neighborhood.
Officers were called about a person on the tracks in the 4700 block of North Ravenswood at 9:41 a.m., according to Chicago Police. They arrived to find the male, whose age was not immediately known, dead at the scene.
Police said the incident appeared to be a suicide.
The person was struck by inbound UP-North train No. 332, which was scheduled to arrive at Ogilvie Transportation Center at 10:06 a.m., according to a service alert from Metra. The train remains stopped at the scene.
Inbound train No. 334, scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 10:41 a.m., is stopped at Davis Street because of the crash, Metra said.
Outbound train No. 321, which was scheduled to depart Chicago at 10:35 a.m., remained at Ogilvie as of 10:54 a.m., according to Metra. It will depart late because of the crash, although the duration of the delay was not immediately known.
The CTA will honor Metra UP-N tickets on the Brown and Purple lines because of the delays, according to Metra.