Newmarket: Police name woman hit by train

A WOMAN who was killed when she was struck by a train at Newmarket has been named.

Dorothy Blemmer, 77, from Newmarket died when she was hit by the train near the rail station in Green Road around 10.30am on Friday, November 5.

Train services were suspended as a police investigation was launched into the incident, which is not being treated as suspicious.

The line was closed while the woman’s body was removed.

A spokesman for British Transport Police (BTP), said: “BTP officers attended the railway line near to Newmarket station following reports of a person struck by a train.

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“Officers from Suffolk Constabulary, paramedics from the ambulance service and the fire service also attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at just before 10.30am.

A full report is being prepared for the coroner.

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