01/09/2018 11:26 EST | Updated 01/09/2018 13:59 EST

London, Ont. Freight Train Strikes Snowplow, Killing 1 Person

The train belongs to CN Rail.

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Rail cars sit in the CN MacMillan Yard in Toronto February 10, 2007.

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.

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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