Tragically, Leonard Neposh Matthews, 40, originally from Waswanipi, died May 5 after being struck by a train just after 1:00 am.

Matthews had been living in Sudbury at the time of his death to pursue an Honours BA in Law and Justice at Laurentian University.

He was taken to Sudbury Regional Hospital after the incident but died in hospital from injuries sustained from the accident. According to Sudbury police, Matthews was alone at the time of the incident.

A beloved member of his community, Matthews will be sadly missed.