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Woman from Portage la Prairie, Man. dead after being hit by train

A woman from Portage la Prairie, Man. is dead after being hit by a train on Wednesday evening. Adrian Wyld / CANADIAN PRESS

A woman is dead after being hit by a train in Portage la Prairie, Man.

Wednesday evening, police said Mounties and other first responders were told the 30-year-old pedestrian was struck by a westbound train at the crossing on Third Street NE.

Authorities said officers found the woman from Portage la Prairie already dead.

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RCMP, along with Canadian Pacific Kansas City (formerly Candian Pacific) railway police, continue to investigate.

Click to play video: 'Officer struck by train expected to make full recovery'
Officer struck by train expected to make full recovery

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