A father and his 11-year-old daughter are dead after the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a Colombo Fort-bound train at an unprotected railway crossing in Wadurawa, Veyangoda this morning July 15.
The police said that both of them died instantly after the train arriving from Kankesanturai hit their motorcycle at the unprotected level crossing.
The father was a 45 year old from the Wadurawa area.
The remains of the deceased are currently at the Wathupitiwala Hospital.
Veyangoda Police is conducting further investigations into the incident.