A pedestrian who was hit by a GO Train in Scarborough has died.
According to police, a pedestrian was struck near Lawrence Avenue and Midland Avenue on Wednesday morning. Initial reports stated that the injuries were unknown.
Lawrence Ave and Midland Ave
-Pedestrian struck by GO Train
-Injuries are unknown at the moment
-Possible road closures#GO101713
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) January 17, 2018
But Metrolinx’ Anne Marie Aikins confirmed the fatality on Twitter.
“I’m very sad to report we now have a confirmed fatality on GO Transit near Rouge Hill. Our thoughts are with their loved ones who will be receiving this terrible news & our crew,” she wrote.
At this time, service has been suspended on GO Transit Lakeshore East line but Aikins said there will be a recovery plan in effect shortly.
#LSE GOTrain. Fatality just east of Rouge Hill. Emergency personnel are on scene. Trains will not be able to move until given permission.
— Lakeshore East Train (@GOtransitLE) January 17, 2018