Man, 63, killed on Chesterfield train line

A 63-year-old man died last night after being hit by a train between Derby and Chesterfield.

Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 10:49 am
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:28 pm
British Transport Police has confirmed a 63-year-old man was hit by a train and died last night.
British Transport Police has confirmed a 63-year-old man was hit by a train and died last night.

British Transport Police said they were called to the line shortly after 9.20pm yesterday evening (Monday, March 27) alongside paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service.

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They said: "A 63-year-old man has sadly died after he was struck by a train on the railway line near South Wingfield in Derbyshire.

"The man's family have been told. This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner."

Derbyshire County Council Coroners Service confirmed the death has been reported - an inquest opening will be set in due course.