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.
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.