Prince Rupert RCMP confirmed that a 51-year-old male has been killed after being struck by a train on tracks near Mowitch Point, Port Edward in the early hours of Saturday, April 29.
RCMP received the call at 3:47 a.m. Saturday morning.
“No foul play is suspected,” said Seargant Dave Uppal of the Prince Rupert RCMP. “Police attended and the investigation revealed that the 51-year-old male had been struck and killed by a train … The investigation has been turned over to the BC Coroners’ Service.”
The area is approximately five kilometres west of Tyee and not accessible by road, added Uppal.