One person was killed after being hit by a train in Chilliwack. (Shane MacKichan photo)

One person was killed after being hit by a train in Chilliwack. (Shane MacKichan photo)

One dead, one injured after being struck by train in Chilliwack

Police are continuing to investigate

Police in Chilliwack, B.C., say one person is dead and another was taken to hospital after being struck by a train on Saturday evening.

RCMP say the incident happened at about 5:30 p.m.

They say one person was found dead at the scene and another was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say they cordoned off the area surrounding the rail crossing.

They say investigators are in the process of gathering evidence.

The Canadian Press