Bury St Edmunds: Woman killed by train

RAIL services are now open after a woman was hit and killed by a train near Bury St Edmunds.

Buses were brought in to ferry passengers between Ipswich and Bury after the line was closed following the incident around 8am.

But services were resumed around 10.15am following an investigation by British Transport Police (BTP).

A spokesman for the BTP said: “BTP officers were called to the line near to Bury rail station after a report that a woman had been struck by a train.

“BTP and Suffolk police officers attended the incident, which was reported to police at 7.59am, and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

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“Paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service also attended but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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The train involved was the 04.03 Doncaster to Felixstowe North service.

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