Man hit by train

2012-02-08 21:52

Cape Town - A man was killed when he was hit by a train in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, on Wednesday morning, Metrorail said.

An empty train struck the man around 404:00 near Nolungile station. He was fatally injured, regional manager Lindelo Matya said.

A number of trains were delayed for hours while police conducted investigations and recovered the body, he said.

On Tuesday, a woman and her two children were killed when they stood in front of an oncoming train outside Eerste River in Strand, Western Cape.

Also on Tuesday, a woman was hit and killed by a train in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg. Her two-year-old baby escaped injury.

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