GO Transit said trains were turning back at Oakville Station for about two hours while Halton regional police investigated.
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Very sad. Either a suicide or someone was trespassing in order to get where they were going quicker. My condolences to the family.
no person animal or vehicle wins in a battle against a train ever. I used to walk the tracks years ago as a kid up north as a means of travel along an open area but was no such thing as walkmans, earbuds or cellphones back then. You could hear a train approaching. Tracks click, birds scatter and the horn is unmistakable. This is another unfortunate situation.
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Halton police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a GO Train in Burlington, early Saturday morning.
Investigators say it happened east of the Appleby Station, near Burloak Drive and Harvester Road at about 7:45 a.m.
A spokesperson from GO Transit says service between Bronte and Appleby stations was suspended for a few hours while officers did their investigation.