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Pedestrian dead after being hit by GO train in Burlington

Pedestrian dead after being hit by GO train in Burlington - image
Halton Regional Police Service

A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a GO train in Burlington on Friday morning, according to authorities.

Halton police say they are investigating the incident, which happened in the area of King and Enfield roads before 6 a.m.

Despite the collision, roads remain open, according to police.

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“Very sad to confirm that the person struck by the GO train early this morning did not survive,” Metrolinx spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins said in a tweet.

“Thinking about the crew & our passengers, as well as the loved ones who will receive such awful news today. First responders are on site & service recovery plan is in place with buses.”

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GO Transit said Lakeshore trains will be delayed as the cars will not be able to move through the area until the investigation is completed.

 

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