Body of teen struck by Rock Island Metra train in Joliet found

“It was absolutely devastating and my heart goes out to the family,” says the woman who found the body of the teenage boy who was struck by a Metra train earlier this week.

Body of teen struck by Rock Island Metra train in Joliet found

Search crews have found a teen's body, three days after a Metra train hit him and knocked him off a bridge into a creek.


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  1. So sad. Tracks are not a place to walk. This could have been avoided.

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  2. May he rest in paradise forever

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  3. Mercy! Praying for the family of this young man. Heartbreaking!!

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  4. Carolyn Cooper-Kamp and Steve – our hearts hurt with yours❀️. May God God give you grace as you walk this road.

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  5. So sad may they RIP and prayers for the families

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  6. 😒 big hugs to the parents of these children and prayers for God to hold them extra tight during this very difficult time πŸ™

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  7. So sorry to hear this! Prayers go out to the Family’s! So sorry for your loss.

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  8. I am glad that he was found so that the family can have some peace. But this is very sad that this happened to these two young teens.

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  9. Gary Mettetal The train knocked ray brower out of his kegs the way it knocked the life out of his. The kid wasnt sick the kid wasnt sleeping. The kid was dead

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  10. So sad. Prayers for his family and friends.

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  11. Lord I’m praying that you cover these families, especially the mother’s under the blood of Jesus!! Amen! πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

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  12. Heartbreaking… πŸ’” Glad they found him… Prayers to his family… πŸ™β€οΈπŸ™

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  13. So very sad! While it is horrible I am glad his family has closure and will be able to lay him to rest. Thoughts and prayers to his family, friends, first responders and the women who found him.

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  14. πŸ™πŸ™ no words can make this better. πŸ˜₯my ❀️ goes out to the family

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