Manitoba Man Killed When Pickup Truck Rolls into Train

Manitoba Man Killed When Pickup Truck Rolls into Train

RCMP Logo VehicleA man was killed Sunday night when his pickup truck collided with a train in Arden, Manitoba.

The collision happened just after 8:30 p.m. at the Boughton Street tracks.

Police say the man’s eastbound truck was travelling at a low rate of speed when it approached the uncontrolled crossing. The driver attempted to stop, but was hit by the northbound train. The 68-year-old driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Road conditions at the time were icy and alcohol is not considered a factor.

RCMP are continuing to investigate.

— Staff

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