Death of woman hit by freight train an accident, Winnipeg cops say

A fatal train incident in Winnipeg early Monday has been ruled an accident, police say.

Officers were called to Union Station around 4 a.m., where they learned that a 38-year-old woman was getting off a passenger train near the 200 block of Stradbrook Avenue when she was hit by a freight train headed in the opposite direction.

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Police said the freight train’s conductor stayed at the scene to speak with investigators, and no arrests are expected due to the accidental nature of the incident.

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