Whitecourt RCMP investigate man being struck by train

Whitecourt, Alberta – On June 27, 2019 at approximately 8:00 p.m., RCMP responded to a call of a male being struck by a train on railway property near 50th Avenue.

On arrival RCMP located a 45-year-old male with serious injuries. The male was transported to hospital in Edmonton where he remains to receive treatment.

Fatal Train Collision
Fatal Train Collision

The cause of collision is unknown. The train crew was not injured and has been offered support through Whitecourt Victim Support Services.

The investigation is ongoing. Drugs and/or alcohol are believed to be factors in this incident.

Whitecourt RCMP



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