29 Aug 2017

Person dead after being hit by train

6:56 am on 29 August 2017

A person has died after being hit by a passenger train near Palmerston North.

Police were called to the line at Longburn about 7.30pm on Monday where a body was found on the tracks.

A commuter train service between Palmerston North and Wellington has been cancelled this morning as the investigation continues.