PICKERING, Ont. - A man has been killed by a train in what police are calling death by misadventure.

Durham region police say it happened late Sunday night on the CN Rail line near Whites Road in Pickering, just east of Toronto.

Two men were walking along the tracks, when an approaching train clipped one of them.

The rail line was shut down for a few hours, into the early hours of today.

No information about the victim has been released.