A Moncton man died of his injuries after being hit by a train on Tuesday morning , according to the Codiac RCMP.

The 34-year-old man was hit by an eastbound train near the intersection of Queen and Lutz streets.

RCMP Const. Len Vickers said the pedestrian was hit shortly before 6 a.m. and was taken to hospital.

The police said in a statement on Tuesday, the pedesterian was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The Codiac RCMP are investigating the accident but no foul play is suspected.

The police had closed St. George Street where it intersects with Church Street following the accident.