Lytton man killed by train

A 33 year old Lytton man was struck and killed by a train near Lytton on Saturday.

  • Jul. 23, 2013 11:00 a.m.

A Lytton man is dead after being hit by a CN train on Saturday morning.

RCMP say the 33-year-old was walking along the railway system near Lytton with a group of friends when he was struck.

Lytton RCMP responded to a call shortly before 9 a.m. and attended the scene of the accident. First responders also attended, but the man could not be saved.

Police say they are investigating the circumstances that led to the accident, which shut down the rail line for six hours.

“The individual’s friends that were with him are providing information as to what occurred, along with what was observed by the train operators,” said RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

The man’s identity has not been released.

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