A 75-year-old man who was struck by a train Sunday afternoon in west suburban Berkeley committed suicide, an autopsy Monday revealed.
Officers responded at 12:28 p.m. to a call of a person struck by a train in the Union Pacific rail yard at 301 W. Lake St., according to Berkeley Police Sgt. Thomas Duffy.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. His name has not been released pending notification of his family.
An autopsy Monday determined the man died of multiple injuries he suffered in the incident and his death was ruled a suicide, the medical examiner’s office said.