Slippery conditions likely a factor in fatal train crash in RM of La Broquerie: RCMP

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A man is dead after police in Steinbach say his vehicle was hit by a train at a rail crossing in the RM of La Broquerie.

Emergency crews were called to the crash on Road 33 North at Twin River Road around 6 p.m. Sunday.

They say a vehicle heading east on Road 33 was hit by a train going north.

Click to play video: 'Train drags car down tracks in Headingley'
Train drags car down tracks in Headingley

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a 42-year-old man from Richer, was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

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Police say slippery road conditions are believed to be a factor.

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Steinbach RCMP continue to investigate.

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