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One dead, one injured after Chilliwack train incident

Last Updated May 26, 2018 at 11:13 pm PDT

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CHILLIWACK (NEWS 1130) – One person is dead, another is injured after a collision between a train and pedestrians in Chilliwack this afternoon.

Officers got the call around 5:30 p.m. and when they arrived to the scene on Broadway near First Ave, they found one of the pedestrians had already succumbed to their injuries.

The second victim, who has non-life threatening injuries was taken to the hospital.

The area near the rail crossing will remain closed for some time as Chilliwack RCMP investigate the crash. Anyone who my have witnessed the crash is asked to contact RCMP.