The worker was rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital. (CBC)

A 43-year-old man is dead after an incident at a railyard in Delta Wednesday evening.

The worker was rushed to Royal Columbia Hospital by ambulance in critical condition. He died at the hospital.

There are reports he fell from the top of a train.

Worksafe BC is investigating the incident, and Delta police have closed off the area.

No other details have been released.