A 35-year-old man who was crossing railway tracks while listening to music through his earphones was run over by a train on Thursday. Police said Suresh Singh did not hear the train coming as he had earphones plugged in while he was crossing the tracks in Azadpur,North Delhi.
A passerby informed the police and Singh was rushed to a hospital,where he was declared dead on arrival. The body still had the earphones plugged in and a mobile phone was recovered from the spot,police said.
Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police B S Gurjar said,It appears the man was listening to music on his phone and could not hear the approaching train.
The body has been sent for a post-mortem examination.