Whitecourt RCMP are continuing to investigate after a man was hit by a train on Thursday.
Around 8 pm on June 27, RCMP responded to a call of a male being struck by a train on railway property near 50 Avenue.
On arrival RCMP located a 45-year-old man with serious injuries. He was transported to a hospital in Edmonton where he is receiving treatment.
The cause of the collision is unknown, but police say drugs and/or alcohol are believed to be factors in the incident.
The train crew was not injured and has been offered support through Whitecourt Victim Support Services.