Man hit, killed by train in Hat Yai

Man hit, killed by train in Hat Yai

Police examine the body of the unidentified man hit and killed by a Bangkok-bound train while walking on a railway bridge in Songkhla's Hat Yai district on Tuesday night. (Photo by Assawin Pakkawan)
Police examine the body of the unidentified man hit and killed by a Bangkok-bound train while walking on a railway bridge in Songkhla's Hat Yai district on Tuesday night. (Photo by Assawin Pakkawan)

SONGKHLA: A man walking on a railway bridge was hit and killed by a train in Hat Yai district on Tuesday evening.

Pol Capt Jirasak Wongsuriya, of Hat Yai police station, said said the unidentified man was struck by the No.32 Hat Yai-Bangkok special express train about 7pm, shortly after it departed Hat Yai railway junction.

The man was walking on the bridge at Sapan Dam community in tambon Khlong Hae.

The victim was aged about 50 years and was wearing a black shirt and black shorts. The impact knocked  him off the bridge into the water below.

No identification documents were found on his body. It was not known whether it was an accident or suicide.

The body was sent to Hat Yai Hospital for examination.

Police were investigating. 



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