Man, 63, killed on Chesterfield train line

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.

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

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.

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.