Advertisement

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.

Read more: 13-year-old boy struck and killed by train while walking dog near Barrie, Ont.: police

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.

Read more: Grizzly bear and yearling cub killed by train in Banff National Park

Story continues below advertisement

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

Sponsored content