Police · 3 May 2021

UPDATED: Person Dies After Being Struck By Train

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UPDATED: Person dies after being struck by train in Invercargill

One person has died after being hit by a train in Appleby, Invercargill at
4.25pm this afternoon.

Trains on the line adjacent to Bluff Highway were halted while Police
conducted a scene examination, but have since reopened.

Police are still making inquiries into this incident.

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Due to an incident, the road is  near the intersection of Janet St. Police are on site and contractors and SCU are en route expect delays.

Police have been called to reports that a train has hit a person in Invercargill at 4.25pm this afternoon.

Trains on the line running adjacent to Bluff Highway have been stopped.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area where possible.