One killed, three injured in UP train accident

Faizabad: At least one person was killed and three were seriously injured when a Kanpur-bound train hit a tree lying on the track between Faizabad and Akbarpur junctions in the wee hours on Tuesday.

The Utsarg Express met with the accident near Katehri railway station at around 4 am, Arun Chaturvedi, station officer said.

When the train came to a dead halt with a jerk, a passenger standing at a gate was thrown off and died on the spot, he said.

Loco pilot and two passengers were seriously injured and rushed to the railway hospital.