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Man killed after being struck by train in Port Hope

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A man was killed after he was struck by a train in Port Hope on Wednesday night – Aug 10, 2017

A man was killed after he was struck by a train in Port Hope on Wednesday night.

Port Hope Police say the incident happened around 11 p.m. along the tracks between Hope St. and King St.

Police say a man in his 30s was found without vital signs.

Witnesses claim the man left bushes besides the tracks and ran in front of the eastbound Canadian Pacific Train.

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The rail line was closed for several hours as police, CP Police and the Coroner’s Office investigated.

No name will be released. Police say foul play is not suspected.

 

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