CP confirms its train struck and killed a person in Kamloops

Why the person was on the tracks on Thursday morning is part of the investigation

The Canadian Pacific Railway has confirmed that one of its freight trains struck and killed a person in Valleyview on Thursday morning.

In an email to KTW in response to a question on the incident, CP said the train struck a person who was on the tracks along Highway 1, near Highland Road, at about 6:30 a.m.

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The name of the person killed has not been released, nor has CP or the Kamloops RCMP released a gender or age. Neither agency will comment on what is known regarding the circumstances behind the fatality, such as why the person was on the tracks.

The investigation will continue.

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