A man has been killed after being hit by a CP Rail train in Bolton, which was unable to stop despite attempting to use the emergency braking system.
The man had been observed walking along the tracks, but police say the train was unable to stop in time and the man was struck as a result.
The incident occurred at the train crossing at Coleraine Drive and Ellwood Drive in Bolton, where the man was pronounced dead on the scene.
Roads in the area were closed to traffic as OPP forensic officers investigated the scene.
Police are asking anyone who might have seen a person on or near the train tracks early this morning to contact Caledon OPP at (905) 584-2241 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).