Goods train crushes Bloemfontein man to death

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A man has died in the early hours of Sunday morning after being crushed by a goods train in Bloemfontein.

Free State police spokesperson, Chaka Marope, says they are still investigating, to get more details of the incident.

‘The Park Road Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a goods train that was travelling on the Uitsig and Memoriam railway line, crushed into a 29-year-old man. The cause of the accident at this stage is still unknown. The deceased is believed to be an African male, who was wearing a blue overall. The cause of the accident is still under investigation,’ Marope says.