A 4-year-old girl died after she was struck by a train in Sanuki, Kagawa Prefecture, on Sunday.
According to police, the child was on her way back home from shopping with her 76-year-old great-grandmother at about 4:30 p.m., TV Asahi reported. The girl was in a shopping cart and jumped out and wandered onto the tracks of the JR Kotoku line, police said.
Police said she was struck by a train bound for Takamatsu. The train driver said he applied the emergency brake but it was too late.© Japan Today