Horror as a woman dies after being hit by a train while trying to save her dog that ran onto the tracks
- A 63-year-old woman was hit by a train and killed near Clarence Park, Adelaide
- It is believed she ventured onto the tracks to try and save her dog from the train
- She was struck at about 1pm on Tuesday, closing Seaford and Flinders train lines
- Police are still investigating the circumstance around the woman’s tragic death
A South Australian woman has died after she was struck by a train in Adelaide’s southern suburbs.
The 63-year-old woman was hit near Clarence Park Train Station in Black Forest just before 1pm on Tuesday.
It is believed the woman was attempting to save her dog from the train when she ventured onto the tracks.
A 63-year-old woman was hit and killed by an Adelaide train with early reports suggesting she ventured onto the tracks to rescue her dog (pictured, emergency services at the scene)
Both the woman and her dog died at the scene.
Police say they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal crash.
The Seaford and Flinders train lines were closed for some time while emergency services worked at the scene.
The railway corridor reopened to trains on Tuesday afternoon.
Police (pictured at the scene) are still investigating the circumstance of the woman’s death