Death: Man struck by train at Harold Wood station

The man died at the scene at Harold Wood station

The man died at the scene at Harold Wood station - Credit: Archant

A man has died after being struck by a train at Harold Wood station last night.

It is believed the victim jumped onto the tracks at around 7.25pm.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “BTP and Met Police officers attended the incident. It is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from London Ambulance Service also attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the man and inform his family.

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“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

The incident caused delays in both directions of the Shenfield line.

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It is believed a number of people witnessed the incident.

Anyone affected by this incident can contact the Samaritans on 01708 740 000 or 08457 909 090

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