Red Deer man dead after being hit by train in Blackfalds, Alta. – Global News

Red Deer man dead after being hit by train in Blackfalds, Alta. - Global News
Pedestrian struck and killed by train in Blackfalds
A 53-year-old man has died after being struck by a train in the town of Blackfalds, Alta., on Wednesday.

RCMP closed down the roads around the train crossing at Broadway Avenue and Greg Street just before 6 p.m. following the incident.

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RCMP have identified the pedestrian as a 53-year-old man from Red Deer. His name will not be released.

RCMP say the collision occurred at the crossing near Broadway Avenue and Gregg Street in the town north of Red Deer. 

The collision happened at a train crossing in the central Alberta town Wednesday night sometime after 4:30 p.m.

Police are still investigating the cause of the collision. They are not releasing the man's name.

Police say the pedestrian was struck at Broadway Avenue and Gregg Street in the centre of town. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

RCMP say the cause of the collison remains under investigation, and no other injuries were reported.

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