hit by a train

Veolia train in Nijmegen
Nov 29 '16 09:33

A 69-year-old mother and her 43-year-old daughter were the two people killed along with three of their dogs when a train hit them at a crossing on Sionsweg in Nijmegen on Monday. The victims lived together in a home on Breedweg near Groesbeek, the Gelderlander reports.

Local residents told the newspaper that they had a very reclusive lifestyle, with very little contact with neighbors. They had four or five dogs and five or six cats. 

Nov 28 '16 13:35

Two persons and multiple dogs were killed after being hit by a train in Nijmegen on Monday morning. According to the police, the pedestrians and their dogs were crossing the rails at Scheidingsweg after the barriers were already down. "This happened deliberately, so it looks like suicide", a spokesperson for the police said to AD.

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Nov 28 '16 09:47

A train hit several pedestrians at a crossing in Nijmegen on Monday morning. Two people were killed, according to the police. 

It is currently still unclear what exactly happened - whether this was an accident or a planned action, AD reports. No cars were involved, only the train and several pedestrians, a spokesperson for the police said to the newspaper.

Emergency services are at the scene. Traffic over the S100 is being diverted. The municipality also closed several streets around the scene of the accident. 

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Dec 1 '15 08:32

A father's emotional appeal on Facebook for more information about his 16 year old daughter's death - an apparent suicide - prompted the police to investigate the circumstances surrounding her death

Beer bike train crash - Eindhoven
Apr 29 '15 19:33

The striker of football team EMK Nuenen, Ruud Bijsterveld, was probably not riding the beer bike when it was hit by a train on April 20th, contrary to earlier reports, according to AD. Bijsterveld was killed in the crash, possibly when shrapnel from the accident struck him in the back of the head, the newspaper reported.

Rocky Hellegers
Feb 19 '15 10:47

The police have released the four suspects that were arrested in connection with the death of Rocky Hellegers (32), who was hit by a train in Wijchen station on Tuesday night. The police concluded that the suspects did not play any roll in Hellegers' death.

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