An unidentified person was killed on the spot when a train ran over him on a railway track near Brooke Bond Road in Coimbatore.
A 50-year-old unidentified man was killed on the spot when the express train from Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram via Coimbatore came near Brooke Bond Road on Monday.
The loco pilot stopped the train as soon as he came to know that someone had been hit by the train. Following this, the Coimbatore Railway Police was informed. Police recovered the body of the man who already had the traces of being treated at a hospital and sent it to the Coimbatore Government Hospital for autopsy.
A case has been registered and an investigation is underway into the incident. The express train was delayed by about 1 hour due to the accident.