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Anna Robertson
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14 Jun 2017
12:36 pm

Dead body found next to railway track

Anna Robertson

It is alleged the man might have been trying to cross the track.

SAPS and Prasa investigators on the scene where the body of a man was found

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

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 is said to have reported the incident to the Addie.

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

Updates to follow.

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