Hoshangabad: A 22-year-old man died after being hit by a train while posing for a video along a railway track, police in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad district said on Monday (November 22).
The incident occurred on the Itarsi-Nagpur rail route on Sunday (November 21) and the deceased has been identified as Sanju Choure (22), a resident of Panjara Kala village, Pathrota police station in charge Nagesh Verma told PTI.
“The man was shooting a video along with his friend for uploading on social media accounts when he was hit by a train in Sharaddev Baba area at around 5:30pm. He was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival,” he informed.
A video shot by his friend, which shows Choure near the track even as a goods train can be seen approaching with its driver blowing the horn as well as him getting hit, went viral on social media on Monday.