Durban: woman dies after being struck by train

2010-07-12 00:00

A WOMAN died after being struck by a train near Berea Road in Durban on Friday evening. According to Jeff Wicks from Netcare 911, it is unknown whether the woman was pushed onto the tracks or went there on her own. SAPF spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Vincent Mdunge confirmed the incident, saying that the woman’s identity is still unknown.

“The train driver reported the matter at a police station and a case of culpable homicide was opened. Investigations surrounding the matter are continuing,” he said.

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