Youth dies after being hit by train in Brockville, Ont.

File photo of a Brockville police cruiser. (Nate Vandermeer / CTV News Ottawa)

Brockville police say a youth has died after being hit by a train early Sunday morning.

Police said they were called to the CN Rail tracks at Perth Street at around 1:15 a.m. after a freight train struck a pedestrian.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

"On behalf of the Brockville Police Service and everyone involved in this incident, I would like to share my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the person lost," Staff Sergeant Darryl Boyd said in a press release.

The investigation is ongoing with the Brockville Police Service, CN Police and the OPP.