FATAL: Emergency services were called to the incident near Urunga this morning.
FATAL: Emergency services were called to the incident near Urunga this morning. Daily Telegraph

TRAGEDY: Man killed after being hit by train on Coffs Coast

A PASSENGER train has been held up in Urunga for sometime after emergency services were called to deal with a critical incident. 

The incident occurred near the Urunga cemetery, with initial reports suggesting a northbound train collided with a man.

Coffs-Clarence Police and NSW Ambulance were immediately called to the site just after 7am this morning.

Paramedics began emergency treatment on arrival, but the male was unable to be revived.

Police created a crime scene and it was examined by forensic officers. 

The train was allowed to leave about 9am, with the scene closed again until just after 11am for investigations to continue. 

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