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Man dead in Tauranga after hit by train

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 23/09/2015

Pedestrian is dead after being hit by a freight train on a railway crossing, Otumoetai, Tauranga, New Zealand, Wednesday, September 23, 2015. SNPA / Cameron Avery © SNPA Pedestrian is dead after being hit by a freight train on a railway crossing, Otumoetai, Tauranga, New Zealand, Wednesday, September 23, 2015. SNPA / Cameron Avery A 56-year-old man has been killed after being hit by a train in Tauranga.

He was hit by a Tauranga-bound train at an Otumoetai railway crossing on Wednesday.

The man died at the scene.

His next of kin are still being notified.

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