Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Woman killed by 60mph train while trying 'to scare boyfriend during an argument'

Charlene Pickering, 23 was killed by an express train travelling at 60mph in England after she climbed down on to railway tracks to 'scare' her boyfriend, an inquest heard yesterday.

'Stubborn and feisty': Charlene Pickering was killed instantly after she was hit by a train travelling at 60mph, an inquest heard
Charlene was killed instantly when struck by 60mph train [Photo: Central News / Daily Mail]
Charlene got on to the tracks at Wimbledon station, south-west London, after arguing with boyfriend Daniel Pickett about what to do with the rest of their evening after she had downed four glasses of wine.


Platform supervisor Olu Owalabi tried desperately to help her to safety but, only four seconds later, Miss Pickering was killed instantly when she was hit by the high-speed train to Exeter.

Read more: Daily Mail


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