Man Hit By Train, Dies


Sadly during this, rail safety week, comes news a man has been hit by a train and died.

The incident happened near Blenheim.

Police say that at about 3.25 this morning,  a freight train has been travelling through the township of Tuamarina near Blenheim when it has struck a male on the track.

The train stopped and emergency services were called to the scene.
Enquiries are currently underway to identify the deceased, an adult male.

Police say a scene examination and investigation in  how the man came to be on the rail line is also being conducted.





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