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Foreigner Found Dead On Prachuap Railroad

A foreigner reportedly fell off of a moving train to his death in Prachuap Kiri Khan province last night.

The body was found on the railroad track around 800 metres away from Bo Nok Train Station in Mueang district early this morning. The deceased was described as a white, approximately 35-40 year old  male with blonde hair.

foreigner found dead on train tracksPolice said the man was wearing a black T-shirt and shorts at the time of his death. Headphones were also found next to his body, but the man carried no ID cards with him, police said.

The body has been sent to Prachuab Kiri Khan Hospital for a detailed autopsy, according to police.

Samruai Taiwan, a railway authority official at Bo Nok Train Station, said the body was found by a group of maintenance workers who were inspecting the railroad track in the area.

Mr. Samruai believes the man was on the southbound 167 Bangkok-Kantan train which left Bo Nok Train Station at around 12:30 a.m. last night.

According to Mr. Samruai, staff at a train station in Chumphon province also received complaints from a foreigner who said he his friend, who was supposed to arrive on that train, never showed up.

Mr. Samruai said the man might have fallen asleep while sitting on the ledge between train carriages, causing him to fall onto the track below.




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