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15 year-old dies in dirt bike collision with train

17.06.2019 13:43
By: Brad Gordon

Accident in RM of Springfield Sunday afternoon.


A 15-year-old boy is dead after his dirt bike collided with a train near Oakbank.

The collision happened in the RM of Springfield Sunday afternoon, at the crossing on Spruce Road.

RCMP says the direct bike was heading north on the road when he collided with an eastbound CP Rail train.

He was the only passenger on the bike, and was pronounced dead on the scene.  His name has been withheld.

The force's Forensic Collision Reconstructionist is working with CP Police on the investigation.