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Man Hit By Train in Whitecourt

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June 28, 2019 at 11:43 am - Home, MyTownToday.ca
By Erika Chorostil

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.

 

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