Person dies after being struck by a train

The incident occurred in the Canterbury settlement of Rakaia. Photo / File
The incident occurred in the Canterbury settlement of Rakaia. Photo / File

A person has died after being struck by a train this evening, police said.

The incident occurred in the Canterbury settlement of Rakaia "a short time ago", they said in a media release at 9.30pm.

No further details are available.

- NZ Herald

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