Person dies after being struck by train

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A person has died after being struck by a train last night near Seddon Road, Hamilton.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at 10.45pm.

The death will be referred to the Coroner, says a police spokesperson.

This is the second person to be hit by a train in the Waikato area this week.

One person was critically injured after a collision with a train and a person on Hinuera Road, Matamata, at 9.15pm on Tuesday.

A police spokesperson says the pedestrian was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

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