Elderly man dies after being hit by train in Somerset West

2016-03-03 14:10
A Metrorail train  (Adiel Ismail, News24)

A Metrorail train (Adiel Ismail, News24)

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Cape Town – An elderly man died on Thursday morning after being hit by a train in Somerset West, Western Cape police said.

The incident happened on the subway of Lourens Street in Somerset West around 11:20, said Captain FC van Wyk.

It was not yet clear what exactly had happened. Police opened an inquest docket.

The man, believed to be in his 60s, had not yet been identified, said van Wyk.
He was dressed in a grey pants and a navy blue top.

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