Person killed by train near Maitland

MAITLAND – A pedestrian has died after being struck by a train in Augusta Township.

Provincial police say the person was struck by a passenger train at a private crossing in Maitland around 1 p.m. today (Feb. 22).

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not identified the person or any identifying features such as their sex or approximate age.

An investigation involving the O.P.P. Forensic Identification Unit, CN Police and Via Rail Police is underway.

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