03/26/2012 10:10 am ET Updated May 26, 2012

Three Students Struck By Suburban Metra Train In Three Months

In an email sent out to the Lake Forest College community by Dean Flot, dean of students at Lake Forest College, confirmed the president's son was the victim struck by a train and killed early Sunday morning.

"Obviously this is a very sad and upsetting situation, and we understand that some support might be helpful. I encourage you to reach out to each other, family, friends, or anyone you feel comfortable speaking with," Flot wrote.

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