Man dead after being hit by train

Man dead after being hit by train
Man dead after being struck by train
Police said an eastbound Via Rail train carrying more than 300 people collided with a man on the railway tracks on Powerline Road.

The train was traveling eastbound when it collided with the pedestrian East of Brantford on the railway tracks on Powerline Road.

According to Brant County OPP the man suffered serious life threatening injuries and was pronounced dead on scene.

A search and rescue is underway after a fisherman fell into the water of the Grand River near Erie Avenue in Brantford.