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1 dead, 1 in critical condition following separate train incidents in London, Ont.

CN Rail train. Graham Hughes / The Canadian Press

A person has died and another is in hospital with critical injuries after two separate train strike incidents in London.

Emergency crews responded to reports of a pedestrian being struck by a train in the area of Highbury Avenue and Trafalgar Street around 1 a.m. Sunday.

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A man was pronounced dead at the scene.

In an unrelated incident, police say another man was struck by a train at the southern edge of the downtown core Saturday morning.

Police and paramedics responded to Maitland Street and York Street around 7 a.m. in relation to reports of a man being struck by a train.

The man remains in hospital with critical injuries.

Neither incident is related to rail crossings, police say.

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