UPDATE: Man dies after being hit by train at Newport

A MAN has died after being hit by a train at Newport Station.

Police were called to the incident at 10.40pm last night (Thursday), following reports that a person had been struck by a train.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

British Transport Police were also in attendance.

A spokesman for BTP said: “Paramedics from East of England Ambulance Service also attended but the man, believed to be in his 40’s and from the local area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

The train involved was the 10.27pm service from Stansted Airport to Cambridge.

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The incident led to the line being temporarily closed, causing disruption and delays to services in both directions.

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