CT man hit by train

A man has died after he was hit by a train in Cape Town.

Metrorail Cape Town. Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - Netcare 911 says a man has died after being struck by train at Melton Rose Station in Eersteriver.

The emergency service's Chris Both says the accident happened on Tuesday afternoon.

He says details surrounding the death are still unclear but when they arrived at the scene he had already succumbed to his injuries.

"He died due to the injuries he had sustained. The police will investigate the matter."