Dead body found next to railway track

SAPS and Prasa investigators on the scene where the body of a man (age unknown) was found on Wednesday morning.

The body of a man was found along the New Era railway track between Gold and Springs West roads on Wednesday morning.

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) and the Springs police are still investigating the scene for possible leads as to what happened to the deceased (age unknown).

A taxi commuter reported the incident to the Addie.

It is believed the man (age unknown) tried to cross the railway line when he was hit by an oncoming train.

Questions were sent to Prasa spokesperson Lilian Mofokeng for more information on the accident.

More information will follow.

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Anna Robertson

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