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RCMP assisting TSB in deadly train derailment in Field, BC…

GOLDEN, BC: Police in Golden are assisting the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) in investigating a train derailment which occurred early this morning…

Police say just after midnight (MST) on February 4, 2019, Golden RCMP officers were called to investigate a possible Canadian Pacific train derailment near Field, BC.

Upon arrival at the site, officers discovered a train carrying grain hopper cars had derailed near Spiral Tunnels in Yoho National Parks, Field, BC.

Three people were found unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities have not been confirmed.

The TSB is investigating along with the Employment Safety Standards Canada, RCMP and the BC Coroners Service.

Once more is released we’ll provide an update to this story.

Released by the Golden RCMP. Edited by PJXM.

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