Wellington Scoop

Woman dies after being hit by train

The woman who was critically injured when she was hit by a train in Porirua on Saturday has died in hospital, the DomPost reports.

Train services north of Porirua were stopped for an hour while the accident was investigated.

Radio New Zealand reported that a rescue helicopter landed on State Highway 1, but the woman was taken to Wellington Hospital by ambulance.

TV3 reported that the accident occurred in Papakowhai, by Porirua Harbour, about 11:10am.

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