Animals struck by freight train in Abbotsford

Crews called for reports of cows being hit on tracks through Matsqui.

Firefighters and CP Police responded to reports of two animals being struck along the CN rail line through Matsqui Tuesday morning.

Firefighters and CP Police responded to reports of two animals being struck along the CN rail line through Matsqui Tuesday morning.

A westbound CN train struck two animals in Matsqui this morning off of Riverside Street.

Fire crews were called to the scene around 9 a.m. for reports of two cows being hit.

CP police also attended.

A spokesperson said two animals were struck but could not confirm the type of animal nor their condition.