VIA Rail passenger train fatality in Smiths Falls

Posted on: November 24, 2016

On the 23rd of November 2016 Smiths Falls Police Service were called to Lorne St Smiths Falls Ontario to investigate a VIA rail passenger train bound for Smiths Falls that struck a pedestrian that was on the tracks. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police are continuing with the investigation. Identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Smiths Falls Police urges anyone with further information regarding this incident, or similar incidents, to contact our service at 613-283-0357. Information may be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).