VIA trainA pedestrian was struck and killed by a westbound Via train on the CN railroad tracks near Plains Road west and Spring Gardens Road Sunday at about 5:15 p.m.

The train was destined for Toronto from Windsor when the collision occurred.

The incident did not occur at a level crossing, and there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, Halton police said.

It was the first pedestrian/train-related fatality in Halton in 2016.

Police have not released any further information.

Source: insideHALTON.com