Person dies after being struck by train in South Milford
A PERSON has died after being struck by a train in South Milford today (Tuesday October 16).
The as yet unidentified person was hit by the 2.42pm Manchester to Hull service.
A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: “BTP officers were called to South Milford rail station on Tuesday October 16 after a report that a person had been struck by a train.
“The incident was reported to BTP at 3.57pm and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.
“Yorkshire Ambulance Service medics and North Yorkshire Police also attended but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.
“Officers are working to establish the identity of the person and identify his next of kin.
“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”
BTP could not say whether trains on the line were being disrupted as a result of the incident.
For further details and more pictures see the Selby Times.
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