Hoachanas, South Africa: Intoxication said to be cause of crossing fatality

5 Nov

A man was killed when he was hit by a train at a level crossing near Hoachanas, Kalkrand District at about 03.10am on November 1st, 2015. While the train driver observed a man sitting in the path of his train he was unable to bring the train to a stand before reaching the man. Media reports say that the man who was killed was intoxicated. An investigation is on-going.

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