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Police asking for help identifying man fatally struck by GO Train on Lakeshore West

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Go Train fatal accident leads to delays – Jun 20, 2016

Toronto police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who was fatally struck by a GO Train early Monday morning on the Lakeshore West line.

Police responded to the collision just before 6:30 a.m. Monday on the GO Train tracks near 130 The Queensway.

Police said a man was walking northbound across the tracks, west of South Kingsway, when he was struck by an eastbound GO Train.

READ MORE: Man dies of injuries after being struck by train near Beaverton, Ont.: police

The man suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police describe the man as white, mid-20s, standing around 5’6″ tall, weighing 150 pounds, with short light-brown hair, a light-brown trimmed beard, with no visible marks, tattoos or jewelry. He was wearing a grey T-shirt, dark Bluenotes blue jeans, black Nike high-top leather shoes with black laces, a black belt and black socks.

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Officials say trains were put back into service after a near two-hour delay following several cancellations.

“This is our busiest line and the busiest time of the day so approximately 20,000 people are going to be impacted by this,” Metrolinx spokeswoman Anne Marie Aikins said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at http://www.222tips.com, or by texting TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

 

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