Person hit by train between Manningtree and Colchester

Gazette: Person hit by train Person hit by train

A PERSON has died after being hit by a train.

The incident happened near Station Road, Ardleigh, on the Greater Anglia line between Colchester and Manningtree.

The British Transport Police were called to the scene at 11.07am.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “BTP and Essex Police officers attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 11.07am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from East of England Ambulance Service also attended but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the person and inform their family.

“A file will be prepared for the Coroner.”

UPDATED - 2pm

All train services are now running between Colchester and Manningtree.

There is a delay of about 20 minutes on services.

It is not known how much longer the disruption will last.

 

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5:40pm Mon 30 Dec 13

peachey says...

Poor soul, at peace now, RIP
Poor soul, at peace now, RIP peachey

10:47pm Mon 30 Dec 13

pixiebell87 says...

its the train driver i feel sorry for !!
its the train driver i feel sorry for !! pixiebell87

12:10pm Tue 31 Dec 13

peachey says...

pixiebell87 wrote:
its the train driver i feel sorry for !!
Indeed, and the family of the deceased also. Very tragic
[quote][p][bold]pixiebell87[/bold] wrote: its the train driver i feel sorry for !![/p][/quote]Indeed, and the family of the deceased also. Very tragic peachey

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