Man dies after being struck by train

PUBLISHED: 10:45 26 May 2014 | UPDATED: 10:45 26 May 2014


A MAN was killed after being struck by a train last night (Sun).

British Transport Police were called to the scene near Highbridge and Burnham Station at around 9pm.

A spokesman said: “Our officers attended alongside colleagues from Avon and Somerset Constabulary and South Western Ambulance Service and discovered a young male had been struck and killed by a train.

“Officers are now working with the family to identify the deceased and will provide support to the family.”

Officers will be filing a report to be passed to the coroner.

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