Second Lily Pond Road Train Death in Two Weeks

Lily Pond Road, located on the southwest side of Woodstock.

Lily Pond Road, located on the southwest side of Woodstock.

Two weeks ago, it was a 19-year old girl who was killed when a Metra train hit her car at Lily Pond Road.

Thursday, a train hit a person walking west of the Lily Pond Road grade crossing.

Here is the Woodstock Fire Protection District’s press release:

At 1:08 PM on Thursday, March 12, 2015, the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District responded to a reported pedestrian fatally struck by a train.

The incident occurred west of the Lily Pond Road railroad crossing.

Investigation is underway by Union Pacific Railroad and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department.


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