Man killed by train at level crossing

RAIL users travelling between Cambridge and Ipswich faced delays after a man was killed by a train.

RAIL users travelling between Cambridge and Ipswich faced delays after a man was killed by a train.

Journeys were delayed by up to 50 minutes after the man was hit by a train and killed at a level crossing in Cambridgeshire.

Paramedics were called to the Yarrow Road crossing, in Fulbourn, near Cherry Hinton, at 9.37am and pronounced the 36-year-old Cambridge man dead at the scene.

The train was travelling at 60mph and bound for Cambridge from Ipswich.


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British Transport Police say the driver saw a man walk out from bushes beside the track but was unable to stop in time.

The death is not currently being treated as suspicious.

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