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Male Struck By Train Pronounced Deceased On Scene

Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Nov 5 04:01:51 MST 2018

(BRANT COUNTY, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Brant County Detachment investigated an incident after being called to a Powerline Road, Brant County address.

On Sunday, November 4, 2018 at approximately 9:17 p.m., OPP, County of Brant Fire Department, Brant County Ambulance Services and CN Police Service attended the railway tracks for a report of a collision.

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that a Via Rail train carrying approximately 309 people was travelling eastbound when the train collided with a pedestrian on the railway tracks on Powerline Road.

As a result, the male suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Powerline Road is currently closed between Karek Road and McMillian Road to allow for further investigation. It is anticipated that the roadway will be re-opened within three hours.

The investigation is continuing.

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