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4 men hospitalized after SUV collides with train near Balcarres, Sask.

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Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP say four men are in hospital after their SUV collided with a train near Balcarres, Sask. on Thursday. File / Global News

Four men are in hospital after their SUV collided with a train east of Balcarres, Sask., on Thursday, according to RCMP.

Fort Qu’Appelle RCMP says the incident happened at a railway crossing north of Highway 10 at about 4:30 p.m.

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One man was ejected from the vehicle and transported to a Regina hospital.

The other three were taken to a hospital in Fort Qu’Appelle, according to police.

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RCMP say they won’t be releasing any further information regarding the crash at this time, but do not believe alcohol was a factor.

The RCMP is working with the CN Police Service on the investigation.

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