Haan: Boy (16) hit by train – dead

Haan (North Rhine-Westphalia) – Deadly accident on the track!

On Friday evening a young person (16) from Haan (Mettmann district) died after being hit by a train. The emergency services could only determine his death after his arrival.

What happened?

According to witnesses, the 16-year-old was with a group of ten young people on platform 6 of Haan-Gruiten station. At about 10:20 p.m. he jumped into the track for reasons unknown until now and walked around in it.

He noticed the arriving train from the direction of Wuppertal too late and could no longer save himself. The local train carried him away. The young Haaner died on site. When the emergency services arrived, the boy was already dead.

His friends, who had to watch the tragic accident from the platform, suffered a shock. You, the train driver and the relatives of the deceased were provided with pastors.

The police are currently not assuming any fault.


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