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Man killed in train crash

A Vancouver man is dead after the vehicle he was driving was hit by a CN freight train in Delta on Saturday.

Police responded to 4600 block of 72 Street at the Churchill Railway Crossing and Delta police spokesperson tells CTV News that the driver of the truck did not survive the crash.

The truck was pushed down a significant distance from the train tracks due to the impact.

The 40-year-old man was driving a Smithrite Disposal truck and died at the scene.

Police notified the victim’s family of his passing on Sunday. There is no clear indication of what led to the crash.

- with files from CTV Vancouver.



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