Abbotsford police officers standing in front of the train line on Maclure Road, where a person was struck at around 7 p.m., June 4. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Homeless person struck by freight train in Abbotsford

Victim required airlift to hospital, MacLure Road shut down for hours

A homeless person was struck by a freight train in Abbotsford yesterday evening.

The incident took place around 7 p.m., June 4, on the line passing through Maclure Road, just west of McCallum Road.

The victim required an airlift to Royal Columbian Hospital with undetermined injuries.

Abbotsford Police, Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service, BC Ambulance Service, CP Rail Police and CN workers all attended the scene.

The News has reached out to the CP Rail Police who are taking the lead on the investigation.

Maclure Road was blocked for several hours after the incident.

CP Rail Police are taking the lead on the investigation. Shane MacKichan photo.

The victim was airlifted to Royal Columbian Hospital with undetermined injuries. Shane MacKichan photo.

VIDEO: Pedestrian struck and killed by train in downtown Abbotsford

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