Death: Man struck by train at Harold Wood station
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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