Police investigate after a man was killed after being struck by a train at Munno Para. Picture: 9news
Police investigate after a man was killed after being struck by a train at Munno Para. Picture: 9news

Man ‘running across tracks’ before struck by train

A man who died after being hit by a train in Adelaide’s north was running across the tracks seconds before the fatal blow, police say.

Emergency services were called to Munno Para Railway Station just after 10pm on Monday after reports a man had been struck by a train.

Police have reviewed CCTV from the railway station. It shows the man running jump down from a platform and sprint across the tracks.

The 40-year-old, from Smithfield Plains, died at the scene.

The train driver and passengers were not injured during the incident.

Train services have resumed as normal on Tuesday morning.

A report is being prepared for the Coroner.


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