Three killed in train collision near Strathclair
September 9, 2020, 9:13 am
On September 8, 2020, at 11:30 am, officers from the Yellowhead RCMP (Shoal Lake, Wasagaming) along with CP Police, responded to a collision between a vehicle and train that occurred on Road 126 West, located one kilometre east of Strathclair.
Investigators have determined that a van, with four occupants, being driven by a 27-year-old male from Dauphin, was travelling northbound on Road 126 West when the van was struck by a westbound CP train.
The driver of the van was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries while the three occupants of the van, a 45-year-old male from the Sandy Bay First Nation, 25-year-old male from the Waywayseecappo First Nation and a 19-year-old male from Dauphin, were pronounced deceased on scene.
Officers from the Yellowhead Detachment along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist continue to assist CP Police in this investigation.