Man dies after being struck by train

A MAN has died after being struck by train near Cambridge.

The incident, which has resulted in delays for passengers travelling between Ipswich and Cambridge happened at 11.38am today.

Officers from the British Transport Police (BTP) attended the incident which happened on a line in the Cherry Hinton area of Cambridge.

A BTP spokesperson said: “BTP officers attended the line near to the Yarrow Road level crossing following a report of a man being struck by a train.

“Officers from BTP and Cambridgeshire Constabulary attended the incident, which was reported to police at 11.38am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

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

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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As a result of the incident passengers travelling between Ipswich and Cambridge are facing delays of up to one hour.

A replacement bus service is operating between Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge.

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