Sask. man killed in car-train crash

A Saskatchewan man is dead after his car hit a CN Rail train on Pasqua First Nation Thursday night.

A Saskatchewan man is dead after his car hit a train on Pasqua First Nation Thursday night.

Emergency officials in Fort Qu'Appelle were called to the reserve at 10:48 p.m. CT after someone called about the crash, the RCMP said.

Fire, police and EMS crews were sent to the scene and found the victim, a 28-year-old man, inside his car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

With the the help of the Pasqua First Nation crisis intervention team, family members were notified, the RCMP said.

The cause isn't known, but the area was covered in fog at the time when the car hit the side of the train. Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP and the CN police are still investigating, the RCMP said Friday.

Pasqua First Nation is about 60 kilometres northeast of Regina.

It's the second fatal train accident in the province this week.

On Sunday morning, two men, ages 44 and 19, and a 16-year-old boy were killed when the car they were in collision with a Via Rail passenger train between the villages of Bradwell and Allan, about 50 kilometres southeast of Saskatoon.