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Police investigating after pedestrian killed by GO Train in Oakville

A GO Transit train heads west after leaving Union Station in Toronto on April 22 2013. Halton Regional Police are are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a GO train in Oakville Dec. 27, 2013.

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Police are investigating after a trespassing pedestrian was stuck and killed by a GO train in Oakville.

Halton Regional Police say the incident took place around 2:30 a.m. today when an eastbound GO train was near Fourth Line in Oakville.

There were no passengers on the train at the time and the two crew members aboard were not injured.

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Police say train service was restricted for about three hours but no train delays were expected to result from the incident.

The Halton region collision reconstruction unit is probing the incident with the help of CN Rail police and GO Transit safety officers.

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