News

Man struck by train in Fort Langley

A 50-year-old man was struck and killed by a freight train early Saturday morning.

Police suspect that he had been drinking during the evening. Langley RCMP said he was standing on the CN tracks in Fort Langley at about 2 a.m., when he was struck by a westbound  train.

He was killed instantly. The tragedy occurred near Glover Road and Mavis Avenue in the village.

Along with the police, Canadian National Railway and the B.C. Coroners Office are investigating the death.

The victim’s name has not been released.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Serious crash on Zero Avenue
 
Christy Clark cancels political staff raises
 
Cherry trees gone
Photos show gruesome Islamic State seizure of base
 
Court challenge aims to block new coal terminal
 
Food and friends in unusual places
Dutch man charged in Amanda Todd case
 
Mediation ‘died’ after last council meeting
 
Ridge council denies free parking motion

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.