Irish vacationer dies after falling from shifting practice in Thailand


Bangkok, Thailand
CNN
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A forty five-year-old Irish vacationer died in Thailand on Tuesday after falling from a shifting practice, Thai police stated.

Patrick Ward fell from the practice in Kanchanburi province, west of the capital Bangkok, because it handed a scenic view at low pace, in line with Sai Yok district Pol. Maj. Kiatisak Kerdchok.

Kiatisak stated Ward might have fallen as he walked between carriages. It was unclear if Ward was wanting on the view or taking images, he stated.

Police have been rapidly alerted to the incident and medical staff rushed to assist Ward, however have been unable to resuscitate him, Kiatisak stated.

Ward had boarded the practice from the River Kwai station in Kanchanaburi, a province recognized for its pure points of interest, together with the Krasae Caves, near the location of the incident.

Many guests are additionally drawn to the railway’s historical past, made well-known by the 1957 World Struggle II movie, the Bridge on the River Kwai. The railway route, constructed by prisoners of conflict, as soon as linked Thailand with neighboring Myanmar.

Ward had entered Thailand on a vacationer visa on December 26, in line with authorities. A police investigation is ongoing.

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