A woman in her 20s was hit and killed by a train near Port Haney Station in Maple Ridge on Wednesday.
Emergency responders were called at approximately 8:45 a.m., when it was still dark and raining, to an incident in the 22100-block of River Road, reported by CP Rail.
A CP train had stopped at Port Haney Station.
An ambulance attended, but left by 9:15 a.m. River Road was temporarily closed.
Ridge Meadows RCMP are assisting the CP Rail police in investigating the incident.
The B.C. Coroners Service is in the early stages of its fact-finding investigation involving the woman, but for privacy reasons will not be releasing or confirming identity.