Regina police investigate death after man hit by CP Rail train

Police are assisting the Saskatchewan Coroners Service and CP Rail in a death investigation after an incident on a CP Rail line, resulting in the death of a Regina man. File / Global News

The Regina Police Service, Saskatchewan Coroners Service and CP Rail are investigating after a 56-year-old man was hit and killed by a train on Sunday.

Police say they received a report from CP Rail shortly after 3 a.m. stating one of its trains, which was heading eastbound, east of the Albert Street overpass, hit a pedestrian.

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Officers located the man, who was then pronounced dead by EMS.

Police say they asked for the coroner and took statements from the crew of the train.

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Forensic identification members were also called to help identify the man. Police say that he was identified and that his family has been notified.

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