Updated: Woman killed by train at Trowbridge Station
12:22pm Tuesday 9th October 2012 in By Chris Melvin
A woman has died after being struck by a train at Trowbridge Station this morning.
The woman was hit at 11.32am by the Great Malvern to Westbury service, just yards from the platform. The age of the woman is not yet known.
Ambulance services received a call at 11.33am and all three emergency services attended the incident.
Train services through the station were suspended but are expected to recommence by about 1.15pm.
The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.
A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “BTP and Wiltshire Police officers attended the line near to Trowbridge station on Tuesday, October 9 after a report that a person had been struck by a train.
“Paramedics also attended and located the body of an as-yet-unidentified woman who was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The incident, which was reported to police at 11.33am, is currently being treated as non-suspicious.
“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the woman’s identity and inform her family.
“A file will be prepared for the coroner.
“The railway line was handed back to Network Rail at 1.03pm.”
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