Vulcan RCMP Responds to Fatal Train-Van Collision – Lethbridge | The Canadian News

Vulcan RCMP, EMS, CP and Alberta Sheriff Highway Patrol responded to a collision Monday morning around 10:30 a.m. between a large van and a train.

A 49-year-old woman, a passenger in the van, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck, a 52-year-old man, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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The collision occurred in the area of ​​Township Road 132 and a railroad crossing near Range Road 230 in Vulcan County.

An Alberta RCMP release reads: “Preliminary investigation reveals that the van was traveling westbound on Township Road 132 when it was struck by a southbound train.”

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Both occupants of the train were unharmed.

The RCMP Collision Analyst also attended the scene to assist with the investigation.

The collision remains under investigation. RCMP said no further updates will be provided and the name of the deceased will not be released.

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