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One Man Dead After Train & Back Hoe Collide

Posted: 2019-02-01 07:57:15 By: hbr

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.