One dead, child injured after SUV collides with train

A woman is dead after a collision between an SUV and a train. Sunday, July 11, 2021 (Sean Amato/CTV News Edmonton)

A child was sent to hospital with “serious” injuries after an SUV and a train were involved in a collision Sunday, according to RCMP.

The incident happened at Highway 2A and Township Road 470 around 3:50 p.m.

RCMP said an SUV was driving westbound on Township Road 470 when the collision with the moving train happened at a crossing.

The woman driving the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. A child in the vehicle was taken to hospital by paramedics.

Wetaskiwin RCMP and Canadian Pacific police are investigating the collision.