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Train Runs Over Couple Having Sex On Railroad Tracks In Ukraine

09/30/2013 02:06 pm ET | Updated Oct 02, 2013
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Two lovers who officials said had "failed to overcome their natural passion" were hit by a train in Ukraine while they had sex on the railroad tracks, Russian news outlet RIA Novosti reported.

The unidentified 30-something woman died, and her 41-year-old partner lost both his legs in the Saturday morning incident in the city of Zaporozhye.

Yahoo cited a police statement that the pair were supposedly drunk.

"My girlfriend and I could not overcome our passionate nature and wanted to feel a sense of thrill near a railway track," the man later old police, according to RIA Novosti.

The man may face trespassing charges, wrote British tabloid Mirror.

This wasn't the first time lovers have tempted fate with a tryst on the tracks. In 2008, both participants were killed by a freight locomotive in South Africa after they ignored train whistles. The man was found still wearing a condom.

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