Irish vacationer dies after falling from transferring prepare in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

A forty five-year-old Irish vacationer died in Thailand on Tuesday after falling from a transferring prepare, Thai police stated.

Patrick Ward fell off the prepare whereas touring at low velocity previous a scenic viewpoint in Kanchanburi province, west of the capital Bangkok, in response to Pol. Maj. Kiatisak Kerdchok.

Kiatisak stated Ward could have fallen whereas strolling between the carriages. It is unclear if Ward is viewing the view or taking pictures, he stated.

Police had been rapidly alerted to the incident and medical personnel rushed to assist Ward however had been unable to revive him, Kiatisak stated.

Ward had boarded the prepare on the River Kwai railway station in Kanchanaburi, a province recognized for its pure points of interest together with the Krasae Caves, close to the scene of the accident.

Many guests are additionally drawn to the historical past of the railway, made well-known by the 1957 World Battle II movie The Bridge on the River Kwai. The railway line, constructed by prisoners of battle, as soon as related Thailand with neighboring Myanmar.

Officers say Ward entered Thailand on December 26 on a vacationer visa. A police investigation is underway.

CNN has reached out to the Irish Embassy in Bangkok for remark.