Death on Dannevirke rail line

12:16, Aug 13 2012

A person has died after being hit by a train near Dannevirke last night.

The individual is thought to have been killed on impact before 9.45pm, as an ambulance was not called to the scene.

Police central communications did not know the circumstances of the event, but it is understood that there had been issues establishing the victim's identity.

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