In Tokyo, a 15-year-old girl is killed after being hit by a train.

On Sunday, a 15-year-old junior high school girl was killed after she was hit by a train on the JR Chuo Line at Nishi-Kokubunji Station in Tokyo.

According to authorities, the girl was hit by a special rapid service train leaving Tokyo Station for Otsuki Station at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, according to Kyodo News. The girl was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

 

Police said the girl was dressed in casual clothes. Her bag, which was found on the train platform, contained a cell phone and prepaid e-money Suica card.

After reviewing security camera footage, police said that the girl was standing alone on the platform and jumped onto the tracks as a train pulled into the station.

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