Man hit by train near Lowestoft

Emergency services were called to the scene

Emergency services were called to the scene - Credit: Archant

A man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was hit by a train near Lowestoft.

British Transport Police officers were called to the line close to Oulton Broad North railway station, in Suffolk, just before 6pm yesterday.

A spokesman said: “Officers from the BTP attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 5.57pm and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from the local ambulance service also attended but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

He said a file would be prepared for the coroner.

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The train involved was a Norwich to Lowestoft service. The line was handed back to Network Rail just before 8pm.

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