Stevenage man killed by train

17:43 14 May 2012

A Stevenage man died this morning after he was hit by a train.

The man, believed to be 49-years-old was hit by an East Coast train travelling between London King’s Cross and Leeds just after 7.30am.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “BTP attended St Neots railway station following report of a person struck by a train. We were called at 7.40am and Cambridgeshire police officers also attended.

“We are currently treating the incident as non suspicious.

“Paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service also attended the incident, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the man’s identity and inform his family.”

Commuters faced delays of up to 90 minutes as services were disrupted.

0 comments

More news stories

St Christopher will be the taking over this building on The Arcade for the first community museum exhibition.

A museum showcasing the displays of community groups free of charge is set to open with a celebration of St Christopher School’s centenary.

Yesterday, 17:01
Huw Connell, Paul Watts, Paul Brogden and Ian Swift and ready for action at Arlesey War memorial.

A band of brothers are taking on a four-day cycle from London to Paris to drum up funds for the Stotfold and Arlesey branch of the Royal British Legion.

Yesterday, 14:01
Bal Singh and his football community development project with AC Milan

A highly-qualified soccer coach has organised a community soccer project to encourage players of Asian origin to take up the sport – with the backing of one of the world’s biggest clubs.

Yesterday, 10:00
Heather Trefusis and Henrietta the hen

A woman who used to feed the hens at Standalone Farm during trips to visit her Hitchin-based grandparents as a child will now be reading passages from her series of children’s books based on the former battery-hens she adopted.

”North

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Comet e-edition today E-edition