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Woman killed by train near Christchurch

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 18/09/2016

A woman has died after being struck by a train on the outskirts of Christchurch.

The incident happened on Templeton's Kirk Road, near the intersection with State Highway 1 on Monday morning, police say.

"The victim's family are still to be informed so no further details are available at this time," they said in a statement.

Kirk Rd was closed but the highway was unaffected.

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