First responders on the scene at Hwy 2A And Hwy 611E in the Samson Cree Nation Townsite where a fatality occurred on Aug. 27, 2021. (Chevi Rabbit/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA))

First responders on the scene at Hwy 2A And Hwy 611E in the Samson Cree Nation Townsite where a fatality occurred on Aug. 27, 2021. (Chevi Rabbit/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA))

Maskwacis RCMP on scene of collision between train and pedestrian

A male from Maskwacis has been declared deceased.

Maskswacis RCMP, Fire and EMS are currently on scene of a collision between a train and a pedestrian near the intersection of Hwy 2A And Hwy 611E in the Samson Cree Nation Townsite.

A 39-year-old male from Maskwacis is deceased.

Emergency crews remain on scene and traffic in the area does not appear to be affected. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.