One dead after truck col­lides with train

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One man is dead fol­low­ing a “se­ri­ous col­li­sion” Satur­day in Delta be­tween a dump truck and a train.

The fa­tal crash oc­curred at about 3:20 p.m., Delta po­lice said, in the 4600-block of 72nd Street near the in­ter­sec­tion with Lad­ner Trunk Road.

The driver of the dump truck, op­er­ated by Smithrite Dis­posal, was trapped in the wreck­age and pro­nounced dead at the scene.

There were no in­juries to the crew of the train, which be­longs to CN Rail.

Shortly after ar­riv­ing on the scene, po­lice closed lanes and de­toured driv­ers to 80th Street as in­ves­ti­ga­tors were ex­pected to be on scene for sev­eral hours.

No fur­ther in­for­ma­tion has been pro­vided.

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