Manitoba

Train-pedestrian collision closes highway southeast of La Broquerie, Man.

A stretch of a southeastern Manitoba highway was closed Sunday night after a train collided with a pedestrian.

Collision in Marchand, Man., leads to temporary closure of Highway 210

Highway 210 was closed Sunday night after a train-pedestrian collision in Marchand, Man. (Riley Laychuk/CBC)

A stretch of a southeastern Manitoba highway was closed Sunday night after a train collided with a pedestrian.

Highway 210 was closed at Dobson Avenue in Marchand, Man., southeast of La Broquerie, a news release from the province said around 9 p.m. The province said the train had derailed.

On Monday, RCMP said the closure was due to a train-pedestrian collision, not a derailment.

Marchand is about 80 kilometres southeast of Winnipeg near La Broquerie.

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