UPDATE - June 8, 11:30 a.m.: La Grange police have identified the woman struck and killed Monday by an Amtrak train as Linda Dulik, 43, of Berwyn, a former resident of La Grange.
Dulik's death apparently was a suicide, police said.
A sister of Dulik arrived at the scene following the incident yesterday and told authorities that the victim likely was her, adding that Dulik had been depressed, police said.
A woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train this afternoon near the Stone Ave rail station, La Grange police said. The accident occurred about 3:55 p.m.
Police said the woman was observed stepping off the station's platform and onto the eastbound tracks as the train approached. The Amtrak engineer spotted the woman but was unable to stop the nine-car train to avoid the impact, police said.
Investigators were able to tentatively identify the victim but withheld her name until pending notification of her family.