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CT man hit by train

A man was on Monday hit by a train at the Buttskop crossing near Blackheath in Cape Town. Metro EMS...

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A man was on Monday hit by a train at the Buttskop crossing near Blackheath in Cape Town. Metro EMS confirmed the man was hit and his body found underneath the train.

Apparently he was standing on the tracks with his bicycle when he was struck from behind.

The incident occurred just ten metres away from where 10 Blackheath children were killed when their taxi was hit by a train almost a year ago.

It is unclear at this stage what exactly happened.

(Edited by Lisa Bartlett)

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