Palmerston North: Train victim named
Train victim named
The Palmerston North man hit by a
train this morning has been identified as Giles Sharp.
Police are investigating Mr Sharp's death after the 39
year old was hit by a train in Palmerston North this
Emergency services were called to the Matthews
Ave train station at about 6.20am this morning after Mr
Sharp was trapped under a train.
Police believe he had
been previously hit by the Palmerston North to Longburn
train at about 11pm last night.
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