August 6, 2014 11:55 am

Woman hit and killed by train near Edmonton

Canadian National Railway worker dies after being hit by a freight train near Tisdale, Sask.

Stephen C. Host / The Canadian Press Images

EDMONTON – A woman died Wednesday morning after being hit by a train near Wabamun.

Police were contacted by CN Rail at around 2 a.m. that a pedestrian had been struck by a train.

Officers found a deceased woman when they arrived at the scene.

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The RCMP said there were witnesses to the collision, and those people are being interviewed by police.

Police have yet to identify the victim.

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Police warn train tracks are restricted areas, and anyone found near tracks is trespassing.

Wabamun is 70 kilometres west of Edmonton.

© Shaw Media, 2014

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