CHESTERFIELD: Man who died after being hit by train was 88

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A man who died after being hit by a train in Chesterfield was 88-years-old.

The man, from Chesterfield, died at the town’s station on Wednesday.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to Chesterfield station following a report that a man had been struck by a train.

“Officers from BTP and Derbyshire Constabulary attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 10.49am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from East Midlands Ambulance Service attended, but the man, thought to be 88-years-old and from Chesterfield, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A file will be prepared for the coroner.”