Shocking news was delivered. A West Ham fan died after being hit by a train while returning from Belgium to England.
Britain’s Daily Mail reported on the 14th (Korean time) that “57-year-old West Ham Penn died after being hit by a train in Belgium after a UEFA (European Football Federation) Europa Conference League match against Gent.”
According to the media, a fan who was trying to return to England after the West Ham-Ghent match ended 1-1 on the day was hit by a train and lost his life. He was taken to the hospital for emergency treatment, but was eventually pronounced dead.
St. Peters Station, located in Ghent, expressed condolences, calling it an ‘unfortunate accident’. 메이저사이트
Train service was suspended for several hours due to the accident, and normal operation resumed at 3:00 am on the 14th local time.
Belgian broadcaster VRT News reported that “the man was hit by a train bound for Ostend at around 9:45 pm. The man was standing at the end of the track.”
Meanwhile, West Ham took the lead with Danny Ings’ first goal in extra time in the first half, but gave up an equalizer in the 11th minute of the second half and drew 1-1.
Hong Hyeon-seok, who is playing for Gent, started as a central midfielder and was substituted after 64 minutes on the pitch.
The second leg of the quarterfinals between the two teams will be held at West Ham home at 4:00 am on the 21st.