Man hit by train at Haughley was 32, British Transport Police confirm

A Greater Anglia train. Stock image. Picture: SIMON PARKER

A Greater Anglia train. Stock image. Picture: SIMON PARKER

A 32-year-old man was struck and killed by a train at Haughley last night.

Fire crews from Needham Market, Stowmarket, Elmswell and Ixworth were called to Green Lane close to its junction with Bacton Road in Haughley at around 10pm yesterday.

Paramedics and police were also at the scene, responding to reports a man had been struck by a train.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, he was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service.

In an update provided this morning, British Transport Police said the man’s next of kin had been informed and confirmed he was 32 years old.

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A spokesman said: “We can now confirm the man who was hit by a train at Haughley was 32.

“His next of kin have been informed.”

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The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

All Greater Anglia trains between Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket were stopped until the end of the day.

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