Man killed by train was retired teacher
POLICE have released the name of a man who died at Greenwood train station last week after falling on to the tracks.
David Allan Collins (69) was a Greenwood resident and a former teacher at Halidon Primary School in Kingsley.
Principal Helen Demiris said he was a long serving and respected member of the school community.
“We are deeply saddened by his passing and express our condolences to his family,” she said.
Transperth spokesman David Hynes said the accident happened after 10am on Friday. “He was riding a motorised bicycle and appeared to lose control on the platform and fell into the path of an oncoming train,” he said.
The Office of Rail Safety, Australian Transport Safety Bureau and Public Transport Authority will investigate.