A woman in her 20s died after being hit by a train in Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture, police said Sunday.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 6 p.m. Saturday on the JR Sagami Line. TBS reported that a passerby called 110 and said that a woman had been struck by a train.
Police found the woman's body lying about 10 meters from the tracks. She was confirmed dead at the scene. No one on the train was injured.
The train driver told police he saw the woman standing on the tracks and applied the emergency brake but couldn't stop in time. Police said the woman was seen climbing under the crossing gate and that she likely committed suicide.© Japan Today