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Estevan RCMP investigating a fatal collision

Collision involved a semi truck and a train
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The Estevan RCMP is investigating a fatal collision near Hitchcock.

HITCHCOCK - The Estevan RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred near Hitchcock on Monday.

Estevan RCMP and other emergency crews were dispatched at approximately 12:20 p.m. to the collision, which occurred at an uncontrolled railway crossing on Township Road 34, northwest of Hitchcock.

Investigation has determined a semi truck and train collided. The driver of the semi, a 42-year-old man from Carnduff, was transported to hospital, where he was declared dead.

His family has been notified.

There were no reported injuries to personnel on the train.

The road was closed during initial investigation by the Estevan RCMP and a Saskatchewan RCMP traffic reconstructionist, but has since re-opened. An investigation continues.

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