At 7:50 p.m. yesterday evening, three male teenagers were walking along the CN Railway Bridge near Celtic Lane in Lancaster, when two of them were hit by a VIA Rail train.

One male (16), from Dorval, Quebec received life threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The second male (15), from South Glengarry was transported to the hospital by paramedics with minor injuries.  The third male (17), from Montreal, Quebec was uninjured.

The railway  was reopened by 10:30 p.m., and the investigation is ongoing.