22 Jan 2010

Man dies after hit by train

5:17 pm on 22 January 2010

A man has died after being hit by a train at Taihape railway station.

The 44-year-old man was hit by a south-bound freight train as it passed through the station at low speed, at about 2.20am on Friday.

He died at the scene, and the line was closed as police investigated.