Man struck by train in Kelvedon named as 36-year-old Robert Marney

The inquest was held at Essex Coroners Service in Chelmsford. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The inquest was held at Essex Coroners Service in Chelmsford. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

An inquest has opened into the death of a 36-year-old man who was struck by a train in Kelvedon last week.

Robert Marney, 36, died on February 13 at around 5.30pm when he was struck by a train near Kelvedon station.

Emergency services including Essex Police, British Transport Police and the East of England Ambulance Service were called, but Mr Marney was pronounced dead at the scene.

Yesterday, his inquest was opened at the Essex Coroner’s Service in Chelmsford.

The provisional cause of death has been listed as multiple injuries.

The inquest has been adjourned until May 18.


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Police remained at the scene of the accident for several hours after it happened while an investigation took place, with replacement buses operating between Witham and Marks Tey for the majority of the evening.

A BTP spokesman at the time said the death was not being considered suspicious.

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