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Woman killed after being hit by train in Mississauga

TORONTO — A woman is dead after being hit by a freight train in Mississauga, Ont., Friday morning. Peel Regional Police say an adult woman was struck by the train around 6 a.m.

TORONTO — A woman is dead after being hit by a freight train in Mississauga, Ont., Friday morning.

Peel Regional Police say an adult woman was struck by the train around 6 a.m. in the area of Dundas Street East and Cawthra Road near Cooksville GO Station.

Police say she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Metrolinx, the provincial agency that manages GO Transit, says a person GO service was interrupted due to the investigation on the train tracks.

The agency says train service has resumed on the Milton GO line after being held while police investigated.

In late July, a four-year-old child was hit and killed by a GO train in Mississauga, Ont., which prompted an investigation by police, Metrolinx and the Transportation Safety Board.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 11, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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