The driver of a sidewalk snowplow is dead after being struck by a freight train in London, Ont. Tuesday morning.
The train is stopped at the tracks near Colborne and York streets for an ongoing investigation, according to London police. Several roads crossing tracks are also closed.
A man operating a "sidewalk snow removal machine'' was pronounced dead at the scene.
Train stopped on tracks in the area of Colborne and York Streets in relation to an ongoing investigation. Please avoid the area. Multiple roads closed at this time crossing tracks from Ridout to Adelaide Street. #ldnont pic.twitter.com/vQNJbA2TmM— London Police ON (@lpsmediaoffice) January 9, 2018
The train belongs to CN Rail, according to CBC News.
London police and CN Rail police are investigating the crash.
With files from The Canadian Press.
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