A moving train has just killed a student on her way to school. The heartrending accident occurred on Friday in Ballito, north of  Durban. The  innocent girl was on her way to school at the rail station when she got hit by the locomotive.

According to Netcare 991 spokesman Athlenda Mathe “The 14-year-old was walking to school at the time of the accident‚”

A team of paramedics attended to the girl and took her to a nearby hospital. She died at the hospital’s trauma unit‚ said Mathe.

Frantic effort is underway to reach the teenage’s parent or guardian to claim the remains of the deceased at the hospital.