Person dies after being struck by train in Invercargill

One person has died after being hit by a train in Appleby, Invercargill at 4.25pm this afternoon.

Trains on the line adjacent to Bluff Highway were halted while Police conducted a scene examination, but have since reopened.

Police are still making inquiries into this incident.

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