Illinois: Locomotive and five cars of Amtrak train all derail after striking truck, killing driver in University Park

By Sun-Times Wire, Chicago Sun-Times; July 29, 2019

An Amtrak train derailed Sunday after it struck a truck, killing its driver in south suburban University Park.

A man was driving a box truck about 5 p.m. when he was struck by Carbondale-bound train #393 on University Parkway, south of the University Park Metra station, an Amtrak spokesperson said.

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