Pedestrian killed by train at Dorval station

A pedestrian was killed by a Via Rail train at the Dorval train station early on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Yannick Gadbois / Global News

Montreal police are investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a Via Rail train in Dorval early Wednesday morning.

Const. Véronique Comtois told Global News that officers responded to the 9-1-1 call around 3:00 a.m. They have been at the Dorval Via Rail station investigating all morning.

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The train was headed eastbound on Canadian National Railway tracks at the time of the collision.

The man was confirmed dead on the scene. Comtois did not provide his identity.

The Via train involved in the collision was stalled on the tracks for several hours after the collision, and the first train of the morning from Gare Centrale to Ottawa was delayed until the scene had been cleared.

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Service on Exo’s Line 1 Vaudreuil-Hudson is not affected.