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Village requests pedestrian gates from state, underpass also to be built after teenager fatally struck by train in Barrington

The Village of Barrington has asked the state for pedestrian gates to be set up at two rail crossings downtown and a pedestrian underpass will also be built at another crossing following the fatal accident of a 17-year-old Barrington High School student. Marin Lacson, a 17-year-old junior at Barrington High School, was struck and killed […]

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Village officials evaluating whether to install pedestrian gates after Barrington High School student fatally struck by train

Village officials say they are evaluating whether to install pedestrian gates after a Barrington High School student was fatally struck by a train while walking to school last week. “As our Village and the broader District 220 community continue to process last Thursday’s accident and tragic loss of life, there has been an outpouring of […]

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‘Vibrant, bubbly, vivacious soul’: Funeral service held for Barrington High School student fatally struck by train

A funeral service was held Monday for a 17-year-old girl, remembered for her “vibrant, bubbly, vivacious soul,” who was fatally struck by a train on her way to Barrington High School. A visitation for Marin Lacson, 17, of Barrington, was held Monday afternoon through Monday evening at Davenport Family Funeral Home in Lake Zurich. A […]

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‘She was so nice to everyone’: Emotional vigil held for Barrington High School student fatally struck by train

Friends of a Barrington High School student spoke during an emotional vigil held Friday to remember the 17-year-old girl who was fatally struck by a train on her way to school. The incident happened around 7:45 a.m. Thursday at the Union Pacific Railroad train tracks in the area of Main Street and Hough Street in […]

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‘Always made everyone feel welcome’: Community mourns death of Barrington High School student killed by train

Friends of a Barrington High School student, who was on the lacrosse team, are remembering the 17-year-old girl after she was struck and killed by a train walking to school. An autopsy performed Thursday on Marin Lacson, 17, of Barrington, showed she died as a result of blunt force injuries, according to Lake County Coroner […]

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Coroner identifies 17-year-old student accidentally struck, killed by Metra train in Barrington

The coroner has identified a 17-year-old girl and Barrington High School student who was accidentally struck and killed by a train while trying to cross railroad tracks. An autopsy performed Thursday on Marin Lacson, 17, of Barrington, showed she died as a result of blunt force injuries, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. The […]