In Blagoveshchensk freight train hit two people

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In Blagoveshchensk a freight train knocked down two people, which, according to preliminary information, were drinking alcohol on the roads, reported RIA Novosti head of Department on work with mass media of the TRANS-Baikal railway (Zabzhd) Denis Afonin.

The incident occurred at 22.30 (16.30 GMT) on Saturday.

«According to preliminary information, three men were drinking alcohol on the roads, on the approach of trains and warning signals did not respond. The driver applied emergency braking, but avoid collision failed. As a result, one male died, one injured, the third was not injured,» said Afonin.

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