One dead after truck collides with train in Delta

One man is dead after a “serious collision” between a dump truck and a train Saturday afternoon in Delta.

The fatal crash occurred at approximately 3:20 p.m., Delta police said, in the 4600-block of 72nd Street near the intersection with Ladner Trunk Road.

The driver of the dump truck, operated by Smithrite Disposal, did not survive.

There were no injuries to the crew of the train, which has been confirmed as belonging to CN Rail.

Shortly after arriving on the scene, police closed lanes and detoured drivers to 80th Street. The intersection has since been cleared.

No further information has been provided.

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