Correction: Daily Hive previously reported the woman was struck by a GO Train.
A woman has died after being struck by a freight train in Toronto.
According to police, a woman was struck by a train in the area of Weston and Davenport Road just after 7 am on the morning of Thursday, May 16.
“Customers on Line 1 south of that point may see heavier passenger loads through the morning as a result,” said Green.
Reported possible fatality south of Downsview Park. #GOtrains will not be able to move through the area for about 2 hours. Update to follow.
— Barrie Train (@GOtransitBR) May 16, 2019
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Following the incident, both TTC and Go train staff were on hand to manage the large crowds at Downsview station.
Downsview Station this morning, a seamless transfer point between GO & TTC pic.twitter.com/S6tsAYMAbK
— Anne Marie Aikins (@femwriter) May 16, 2019
As a result of the fatality, GO trains were not able to run through the area for up to two hours.