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Senior Japan Olympic official dies after being hit by train

A Metropolitan Police Department patrol car. (Mainichi)

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese Olympic Committee's head of accounting died Monday after being hit by a train in Tokyo in a suspected suicide, investigative sources said.

    The 52-year-old man was hit by the Toei Asakusa Line subway train at Nakanobu Station at around 9:20 a.m., they said, with just over a month to go before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

    A station staffer saw the man jump into the tracks from the station's platform, the sources said, adding no suicide note has been found.

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