A CP train is stopped near Port Haney Station after reports a pedestrian was struck. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

A CP train is stopped near Port Haney Station after reports a pedestrian was struck. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

UPDATE: Young woman killed by train in Maple Ridge

Emergency responders on tracks along River Road

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.