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KZN man dies after being hit by a train

It’s understood the man was walking along the train tracks when he was hit by the locomotive.

Railway. Picture: freeimages.com
KwaZulu Natal,Train
Local

JOHANNESBURG - A man has died after being hit by a train in KwaZulu-Natal.

While the exact details on the circumstances of the incident are still unclear, it’s understood the man was a security guard who was walking along the train tracks, when he was hit by the locomotive near the Cedara Station this afternoon.

ER24’s Chris Botha says local authorities are investigating.

“When we arrived we found that there was a security guard who was walking along the railway lanes and was hit by a train. He was lying on the ground but tragically died before the paramedics could get to him due to the extensive injuries he sustained.”

(Edited by Winnie Theletsane)

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