Person hit by train in Auckland
A person is dead after being hit by a train in the Auckland suburb of Avondale.
A St John ambulance spokesperson said emergency services were called to the scene at St Georges Rd about 7pm.
A police spokesperson said the person was believed to be male. The serious crash unit were at the scene tonight.
This is at least the sixth time this year a person has been killed or critically injured after being hit by a train in Auckland.
A man was critically injured at the St Georges Rd crossing earlier this month.