One man has died and another is in a critical condition after they were hit by a train in Howick near the Midmar off-ramp in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
The exact detail to the cause of the accident will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
Netcare911 paramedics worked alongside paramedics from another emergency service on scene.
One man was declared dead on scene while the other was stabilised on scene and then transported to a nearby hospital in a critical condition for further medical care.
This accident happened this morning at about 08h15.