At approximately 6:00 a.m. on April 24, 2014, Metra personnel reported seeing an unidentified male subject on the ground near the Union Pacific / Metra railroad tracks in Glencoe, south of the train station at Park Avenue.
Glencoe Public Safety personnel responded and located the subject on railroad property south of Hazel Avenue; the subject was unconscious and breathing.
The initial investigation indicates that the subject may have fallen while walking near the railroad tracks, causing a laceration to his the head. It does not appear that he was struck by a train.
Glencoe Paramedics transported the subject to Evanston Hospital. Metra and Union Pacific officials arrived on scene and are assisting with the investigation.
The subject has been identified as 49 year old David DiPaolo of Winnetka. Investigators have been unable to speak with Mr. DiPaolo due to his medical condition.