Friday, June 5, 2020

Update: Crash involving a pedestrian and a train turns fatal

A crash on Tuesday, April 7, involving a pedestrian and a train, has turned fatal.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege just before 6 a.m. yesterday morning, emergency crews responded to a serious collision involving a train in the downtown Chatham area.

“Through investigation, police learned that the train collided with a pedestrian who entered the tracks near the King Street and William Street crossing,” police officials allege.

“The pedestrian, a 40-year-old Chatham man was pronounced deceased at the scene. Members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service offer their deepest condolences to his family and friends.”

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Josh Flikweert at joshuaf@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

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