Motorcyclist Killed In Orland Park, Illinois After Being Hit By Metra Train

A motorcyclist was struck and killed early this morning by a Metra train in Orland Park, Illinois.

Details on the accident are limited at this time.  However, the accident is reported to have happened at approximately 12:45 a.m., near Wolf Road and 175th Street.  The train was outbound.

The motorcyclist’s identity has not yet been revealed; however, it is being reported that he is a 50-year-old man from Tinley Park.

According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, the motorcyclist died at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates can be found in various media sources including the March 2 CBS Chicago article titled “Motorcyclist Struck, Killed By Metra Train In Orland Park” as well as the March 2 Chicago Tribune article titled “Motorcyclist killed by Metra train.”

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