A man, believed to be in his 30s, was killed last night when he was hit by a train at the Mariasburg Train Station in Mariasburg, west of Johannesburg.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find local authorities and CPF members already in attendance.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics discovered the body of a man lying motionless on the tracks.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
It is understood that the man had attempted to jump onto the moving train.
Local authorities were on the scene to investigate further.