Pedestrian struck by train in Oakville

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On Thursday, July 13, 2017, at approximately 7:40 a.m., a pedestrian was struck by an eastbound GO train on the railroad tracks at Burloak Drive north of Wyecroft Road in the Town of Oakville.

The incident occurred at a level crossing with the gates down. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death. The deceased party is a male resident of Oakville.

This is the first train related fatality in the Region of Halton in 2017.