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Pedestrian struck and killed by train in northwest Edmonton

Edmonton police asked drivers to avoid the area north of Yellowhead Trail and 149 Street after a man was struck and killed by a train on Oct. 15, 2020. Dave Carels, Global News

Edmonton police said a man was fatally struck by a train Thursday on the rail tracks north of Yellowhead Trail and 149 Street.

Shortly before noon, EPS asked drivers to avoid the area for “the next few hours” while first responders and CN Rail officials are on scene.

The fatal collision involved “an adult male pedestrian and a train,” EPS said.

— More to come… 

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