Woman Dies After Vehicle Collides with Train

RCMPA woman is dead after her vehicle collided with a CN train Tuesday evening in southwestern Manitoba.

The 69-year-old driver from Swan River was in a blue four-door Pontiac Grand Prix travelling south on Highway 16 towards Highway 1 when the crash happened.

RCMP say the crossing was marked with lights and barriers, which were both active at the time of the accident.

A ChrisD.ca reader on the scene e-mailed us shortly after the collision occurred, to which the details were immediately posted to Twitter.

The name of the deceased victim is not being released at this time.


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