One Man Dead After Train & Back Hoe Collide
Almaguin Highlands OPP along with Sundridge, Strong Fire Department and EMS responded to a fatal collision involving a CN train and a backhoe just off High Rock Road yesterday.
Police say that a north bound train collided with the backhoe that was travelling west on a private road. The driver of the backhoe, 72 year old Wayne McLaren of Strong Township was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are continuing to investigate and a post mortem is scheduled for today.