Man killed after being hit by train near Stamford

An elderly man has died after being hit by a train near Stamford last night.

Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 11:35 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:03 pm
A British Transport Police officer

At approximately 9.11pm yesterday, Monday March 27, officers from British Transport Police were called to the line close to Ketton, following reports a person was struck by a train.

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Officers attended alongside paramedics from the East Midlands Ambulance Service however a 72-year-old man was sadly pronounced dead. His family have been told.

This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.