Police searching for family of elderly man killed by train in Sebokeng

SEBOKENG - The South African Police Service says they have launched an inquest into the death of an elderly man, aged between 65 and 71 years, after he was knocked down by a train in Zone 6, Extension 5, Sebokeng, Vaal Triangle. According to a Sedibeng Ster report, police spokesperson, Constable Busisiwe Sango, said the body of the deceased was found on railway lines by Vusaisizwe Security officials who were patrolling along the railway lines. Sango says upon his arrival at Parkstation, a train driver reported that he had knocked down a person along the railway lines at about 22:55 on Wednesday night. The deceased was wearing a black top, grey shirt with horizontal stripes, brown belt, navy blue trousers and black boots. All the various role-players attended the scene including Vusaisizwe Security officials and Prasa officials. Sango urged anyone who might have a missing family member with clothes fitting the description to contact their nearest police station.

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