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Man who died after being hit by train in Long Eaton was 22-year-old from Stapleford.

5th February 2015 Nottingham Evening Post Tags: , 0 Comments

Transport police have said a man who died after being hit by a train in Long Eaton was a 22-year-old man from Stapleford.

The incident, which is not being treated as suspicious, happened on Wednesday morning.

It happened at around 11.30am near Long Eaton train station, when the man was hit by the 9.58am train from St Pancras to Sheffield.

Replacement buses carried passengers from delayed trains between Nottingham, East Midlands Parkway, Derby and Long Eaton until at least 2.30pm.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: “We were called to Long Eaton station shortly before 11.30am after a report of a person being struck by a train.

“Derbyshire Constabulary and East Midlands Ambulance Service also attended. A man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Services returned to normal at 2pm.

A spokeswoman for East Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were notified at 11.24am that a person had been struck by a train.

“A fast response vehicle was on the scene within four minutes, shortly followed by a double crewed ambulance and a doctor.”

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