Person dies after being struck by GO Train in Mississauga
A Metrolinx spokesperson has confirmed that a person has died after being struck by a GO Train in Mississauga on the morning of Friday, Aug. 28.
Shortly after 7:00 am, the Lakeshore West Train Twitter account announced that GO Transit received a report that a person was struck by a train just east of the Clarkson GO station. Emergency workers were dispatched to the site and trains were temporarily delayed.
Clarkson Road was briefly blocked as a result of the incident.
“I'm so sorry to say this is very sadly a confirmed fatality just east of Clarkson GO Station,” Anne Marie Aikins, a Metrolinx spokesperson, tweeted at 8:20 am.
Shortly after 9:00 am, Metrolinx announced that the fatality investigation has been completed.
The tracks have been cleared and have reopened.
“My thoughts are with the family, our crew, our officers and first responders, as well as our customers on board. Difficult morning for so many people,” Aikins wrote.
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