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Romford man dies after being hit by train in Shenfield

17:04 16 May 2011

Shenfield station

Shenfield station

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A Romford man died at Shenfield rail station after being hit by a train.

Abayomi Elufowoju, 39, was struck just before 10.25pm on Saturday May 7 and the incident is not currently being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: “Officers were called to Shenfield rail station following a report of a man being struck by a train.

“Paramedics from East Anglian Ambulance Service also attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.”

The train involved was the 10.00pm Liverpool Street to Ipswich service. The line was handed back to Network Rail at 11.24pm.

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