4 Aug 2016

Man dead after being hit by train on level crossing

5:13 pm on 4 August 2016

A man has died after being hit by a train at a level crossing on Budge Street in Blenheim at 3.15pm today.

Police said they did not believe there were any suspicious circumstances and the death had been referred to the coroner.

The train was blocking the level crossing and people had been asked to avoid the area for the next couple of hours, police said.