Rose Huhta Accident – A Metra train killed a person in Edison Park on Far Chicago’s Northwest Side on Monday morning. Metra said the incident happened at 8 a.m. near Edison Park station at 6730 N. Olmsted Ave.
The incident disrupted Union Pacific Northwest Line inbound and outgoing trains. By 9:20 a.m., efforts were undertaken to restart line train operations. Despite service resuming, passengers were cautioned to expect lengthy delays due to safety inspections and changes.
Metra spokesperson: Crash details not readily available. Law enforcement immediately investigated the event to determine what caused the fatal accident. Investigations are necessary to determine the sequence of events, identify significant variables, and ensure safety measures are followed. Rose Huhta has not been identified as the victim.
In such tragic incidents, Metra and law enforcement collaborate to handle the aftermath, help victims, and avoid future disasters. The town struggles with the tragedy as officials investigate.