A 72 year old Strong Township man, Wayne McLaren has died in a collision between a CN train and a backhoe.

Police say around 11 Thursday morning a northbound train collided with a backhoe that was travelling on a private road.

A post mortem is scheduled for Friday.

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A collision Thursday around 2 pm between two school buses north of Highway 11 near Katrine Road.

The Almaguin Highlands Detachment of the OPP  says one bus had 6 passengers on it and the other had none and several people were taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Police say none of the passengers were students.

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