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Fatal collision disrupts GO train service on Barrie line

A woman in her 30s was struck and killed by a freight train shortly before 6:30 a.m. near the corner of Old Weston and Davenport roads, according to police.

Trains running again after police investigation clears

Police said that a woman in her 30s was struck and killed by a freight train on tracks owned by Canadian Pacific Railway on Thursday. (Paul Smith/CBC)

A fatal collision on Canadian Pacific Railway tracks in the city's Stockyards District on Thursday disrupted GO train service on the Barrie line. 

A woman in her 30s was struck and killed by a freight train shortly before 6:30 a.m. near the corner of Old Weston and Davenport roads, according to police. The intersection was closed for several hours for an investigation.

Police said late Thursday morning that they have made contact with the woman's family. 

GO trains were unable to move past Downsview Park Station throughout the morning rush hour.