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One person dead after train collides with vehicle in Stony Plain, Alberta

The RCMP logo is seen on the shoulder of a superintendent during a news conference, Saturday, June 24, 2023 in St. John’s, Newfoundland. One person is dead after a vehicle collided with a train in Stony Plain, Alberta. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

STONY PLAIN, ALTA. — One person is dead after a train collided with a vehicle in Stony Plain, Alberta.

Parkland RCMP says they received a report of a collision between a train and a vehicle in Stony Plain at 3:56 p.m. local time.

Authorities say the vehicle entered the crossing as a train approached and was then struck.

RCMP have identified the deceased as a 79 year-old resident of Stony Plain.

The collision happened near 50 Street and 47 Avenue.

An investigation is underway.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 5, 2024.

The Canadian Press

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