Christchurch Police investigating train fatality
Christchurch Police investigating train
Christchurch police are investigating a death of
a person hit by a train in Hornby this morning.
examination is currently under way at the site of the
fatality, which is an area of double track between Denton
Park and Kyle Park, just north of the Hornby shopping
At this stage Police have not been able to
confirm the identity or the gender of the deceased.
time of the incident is also not yet known, but Police
believe it is likely to have occurred in the early hours of
this morning. The incident was called in to Police at 9.40
this morning by a member of the public.
at this stage there is no indication of foul play, but
enquiries are continuing to determine the circumstances of
The tracks have been closed since Police
arrived at the scene, but were expected to re-open by about
Police would like to hear from anyone who has seen
or heard anything in this vicinity overnight.
information is asked to call Christchurch police on (03)
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