A 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.