Bogus Body Stops Train in Perth Ontario #OPP Oct 3, 2016

(Town of Perth, ON) – Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are actively investigating a further incident involving a bogus body on rail tracks in the Town of Perth.

On Monday 3rd October 2016 at approximately 12:55 am OPP were called to the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) crossing Wilson Street West, Perth where the barriers and lights appeared to be malfunctioning and remaining activated.

While responding to the call the officers received further information from CPR employees that a train was stopped in the town as the crew believed they had struck someone on the tracks.

Investigation revealed that person(s) unknown had placed objects on the track to resemble a human being.

The train was able to continue in service at about 02:30 am.

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