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Papakura train accident kills two

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Update: 3:08PM PAPAKURA, Auckland: TWO people died instantly in Auckland last night when they were hit by a train at the Boundary Road railway crossing in Papakura.

A report from New Zealand Police stated they had attended to the scene when they received the report at 11.07pm.

Police said a South-bound train from Papakura to Pukekohe hit the two persons whose genders had not yet been confirmed.

Both persons died as a result of the impact.

The Police Disaster Victim Identification unit had attended to recover the bodies.

Investigations are continuing.

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