Man Fatally Struck by Train in Morrinsville
Fatally Struck by Train
At about 11.15pm last night a
33 year old local man was struck by an east-bound train near
Lorne Street, Morrinsville, receiving fatal injuries.
line was closed for two hours as police examined the scene
and recovered the body.
The circumstances surrounding the
death will be reported to the coroner.
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