Man dies after being hit by train at Harold Wood

A man died after being struck by a train at Harold Wood station on Saturday.

The 48-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by the 5.13pm Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria service.

A spokesman from the British Transport Police (BTP) said: “Officers from BTP and the Metropolitan Police attended the incident, which was reported at 5.36pm and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

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

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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He is believed to be from the local area.

The station was re-opened around 6.30pm, and there were delays on the line.

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