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Man killed by train in Yale

RCMP confirm a 74-year-old was struck the evening of Jan. 18

Police have confirmed a Yale man died last week after being hit by a train.

According to Upper Fraser Valley RCMP spokesperson Mike Rail, the fatality happened around 7 p.m. on Jan. 18.

“Hope RCMP responded to a report a pedestrian collided with a train at the railway crossing on Victoria Street and Douglas Street in Yale, B.C.,” Rail confirmed. “On scene, officers located a deceased 74-year-old man from Yale, believed to have been beside the track.”

Hope RCMP continue their investigation into the collision while BC Coroners Service investigates the cause of death.


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Eric Welsh

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I joined the Chilliwack Progress in 2007, originally hired as a sports reporter.
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