Man killed by train at station

2012-02-06 08:45
Johannesburg - A man was killed and dismembered by a train at the George Goch train station in Johannesburg on Monday morning, Johannesburg emergency management services said.

"It is believed that the man was on his way to work and was running to catch the train. He was knocked by the train while on the platform," spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi said.

"He was dismembered by the train and died on the scene."

This is the second man killed by a train in as many days in the Johannesburg area.

On Saturday morning, a security guard was killed at Tooronga train station.

Mulaudzi urged the community to be aware of their surroundings and to make sure the train stops first before boarding.

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