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Person dead after being struck by train on Lakeshore East GO tracks

Last Updated Oct 24, 2020 at 9:09 pm EST

GO Transit trains sit parked at the North Bathurst Yard in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. GO Transit is an inter-regional public transit system that serves the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) and carries over 57 million passengers a year. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a train, GO Transit said Saturday evening.

The provincial transit agency said the incident occurred on the Lakeshore East tracks near Whitby.

GO said the incident is under investigation.

For updates on the status of the Lakeshore East line, visit the agency’s service updates web page.