Student hit by Eastern Express succumbs to wounds in Kırıkkale
The 19-year-old student, Samet Can Tanyeli, was hit by the train as he was crossing the railway by foot in the Central Anatolian province of Kırıkkale, died in the hospital to which he was taken after the accident, the agency reported.
Tanyeli was wearing headphones and did not hear the train approaching, eye-witnesses said.
An investigation has reportedly been opened into the accident.
Locals in Kırıkkale have long demanded a footbridge over the railway, according to reports.