Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 3°C

min temp: -1°C

Search

Person hit by train on Greater Anglia mainline pronounced dead at the scene

PUBLISHED: 18:28 13 February 2018 | UPDATED: 23:25 13 February 2018

Greater Anglia Train

Greater Anglia Train

ARCHANT EASTERN DAILY PRESS (01603) 772434

Police have confirmed that a person hit by a train in Kelvedon this evening was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have confirmed that the person hit by a train in Kelvedon this evening was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident happened just before 5.30pm at the level crossing in Church Street.

British Transport Police and Essex Police both attended the scene following reports a person had been struck by a train.

Paramedics were also called to the scene and the line was closed.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesperson said: “BTP officers were called to the line at Kelvedon Level Crossing, Church Street, Kelvedon on Tuesday 13th February 2018 after a report that a person had been struck by a train.

“Officers from the BTP and Essex Police attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 17:26 hours and is currently being treated as non suspicious. 
“Medics from the East of England Ambulance Service also attended but the person was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

Disruption continues on the train line and services are not expected to be running again as normal until 1am.

A Suffolk sheep owner says she was horrified to learn three of her animals had been found slaughtered and mutilated - and fears those responsible may come back.

The final phase of equipping every police officer in Suffolk with body cameras will begin this April bringing the total cost of the roll-out to £2.8 million.

Plans to create a new gallery dedicated to the works of Thomas Gainsborough reached a new milestone this week as a formal planning application was submitted.

Police have arrested a 36-year-old man after a runner in woods near Foxhall Stadium reported being attacked at the weekend.

A pair of shoplifters have blown their chance at getting clean and staying out of jail.

If you are unsure on what to do with your mum on Mother’s Day this guide has you covered no matter what your price range is.

Police have been combing woodland and fields in Kesgrave today as part of work to find missing 43-year-old Paul Moore.

A specialist service has been launched to help new mums with postnatal depression and other mental health issues.

A young dancer at Stradbroke High School has been cast in a production of the English Youth Ballet Company’s Cinderella in Hollywood.

Rusty trains and forgotten buildings are showing that age can bring a new and interesting aspect to everyday objects.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24