Pedestrian killed by train in West Island
CTV Montreal Published Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:26PM EDT
The pedestrian was hit by a train near Woodland Thursday afternoon. (Image: Bing Maps)
A pedestrian has reportedly been killed on the tracks near the Woodland overpass in the West Island Thursday after being hit by a passenger train heading from Montreal to Toronto.
Via Rail train service along the line has been halted while authorities dealt with the situation.
Authorities later stated that the incident was not an accident and that the individual had intended to get hit by the train.