Investigation underway in fatal accident at railway in Edmundston

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is now investigating a fatal accident at the Canadian National Railway in Edmunston. CBC New Brunswick news reports a CN employee died in a workplace accident Tuesday morning at a northwestern New Brunswick rail yard.

Initial indications are that the 33-year-old man, whose identity has not been released, was killed as a railcar reversed at the Edmundston yard at about 8:30 a.m., said Eric Collard of the Transportation and Safety Board of Canada.