A man has died after being hit a steam train near Greymouth.
Police said the man was part of a group of bystanders
watching the "steam locomotive" yesterday evening when he was
"It is believed the man was taking photos of the locomotive
in the Dunganville area," police said.
The train was travelling from Christchurch to the West Coast
when the incident occurred just before 6pm.
The man was taken to hospital with serious head and leg
injuries and later died, police said.
The investigation into the incident continues.