Pedestrian killed by train in Wetaskiwin


A 19-year-old male is dead after being hit by a train in Wetaskiwin Saturday morning.

Police, emergency and fire crews responded to the collision near 40 Avenue and 49 Street at approximately 4:46 a.m.

The male was found face down on the east side of the train tracks with severe injuries, RCMP said.

EMS attempted CPR, but the 19-year-old was pronounced dead on scene.

RCMP said the train was headed northbound.

Police is investigating the fatal collision.



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