KZN teen hit by train

A 16-year-old boy has lost his life after he was hit by a train in Tongaat.

A 16-year-old boy has lost his life after he was hit by a train in Tongaat.

JOHANNESBURG - A 16-year-old KwaZulu-Natal teenager has died after he was hit by a train in Tongaat.

The boy had his school report on him indicating that he had passed his exams.

It is believed the pupil was taking a short cut home after the excitement of getting his results.

Netcare 911's Chris Botha says paramedics did all they could to save him.

"He was taken through to a local hospital. The Netcare 911 advanced life support paramedics met him at the clinic and stabilised him before he was transported to the Albert Luthuli Hospital. Tragically, a few minutes after their arrival, he died.