Man hit by train at Trimley St Martin was 82 and from Felixstowe area

An Abellio Greater Anglia train

An Abellio Greater Anglia train - Credit: James Bass

A man who died after being hit by a train in Trimley St Martin yesterday is believed to be 82-years-old and from the Felixstowe area.

Emergency services were called to the line near Grimston Lane in Trimley St Martin after receiving a report a man had been hit by a train at around 12.20pm.

Ambulance crews attended, however the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for the British Transport Police said this afternoon: “We were called to the line near Grimston Lane, Trimley St Martin, Suffolk on Tuesday to a report of a person struck by a train.

“Medics from East of England Ambulance Service also attended the incident and a man, believed to be 82-years-old from the Felixstowe area, was pronounced dead at the scene.


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“Officers are working to formally identify the man and inform his family.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious.”

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