Viking RCMP Investigating Vehicle Collision with Train

Viking Mounties are investigating a fatal collision between a vehicle and a train

Viking Mounties are investigating a fatal collision between a vehicle and a train. On November 1, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Viking RCMP, Fire Department and E.M.S. were dispatched to a collision involving a minivan and a train at the intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 14, at the Town of Viking.
 
The minivan was traveling southbound on Highway 36 when it crossed into the path of a westbound train. The lone occupant of the minivan, a 49 year old male from Viking, was transported to local hospital but was pronounced deceased shortly afterwards.
 
Traffic was rerouted for several hours but has since returned to normal.
 
All lights and crossing arms were activated in the roadway at the time of the collision. Police continue to investigate this matter, however speed and alcohol are not considered factors at this time.

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