Tuesday , January 26 2021

Students killed by train at Trentham, Upper Hutt



Police near the area where a person died after being struck by a train near Wallaceville, Upper Hutt.

MATTHEW TSO / STUFF

Police near the area where a person died after being struck by a train near Wallaceville, Upper Hutt.

Heretaunga College student was the person who died after being hit by a train at Hutt Uchaf on Wednesday.
Headteacher Bruce Hart confirmed that he was one of the students who died but did not want to comment further.

The event took place around 11.15am between the Wallaceville and Threntham stations. have stopped.

A person has died after being struck by a train near Wallaceville station in Upper Hutt.

MATTHEW TSO / STUFF

A person has died after being struck by a train near Wallaceville station in Upper Hutt.

Police reported that the Serious Breach Unit was investigating.

Mayor of Hutt Uchaf, Wayne Guppy, said the event was "totally tragic".

Such events were a terrible time for families, friends and the community.

The fatal event was approximately 150m to the south of a level crossing near Wallaceville Station.

MATTHEW TSO / STUFF

The fatal event was approximately 150m to the south of a level crossing near Wallaceville Station.

Metlink spokesman could not provide any further details about the incident.

A train was replaced by buses between Trentham and Upper Hutt.

Services between Wellington and Threntham were not affected.


Source link