Inquest opens into death of young man who was struck by train in Chesterfield

An inquest has opened into the death of a young man who was struck by a train in Chesterfield.

Tuesday, 4th June 2019, 3:04 pm
Chesterfield Coroner's Court.
Chesterfield Coroner's Court.

Lewis Smedley, previously known as Laura Smedley, passed away on June 11 last year.

The 22-year-old, of Chestnut Avenue, Glapwell, suffered various serious injuries and was pronounced dead at 2.30pm.

He was born in Chesterfield

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An inquest was opened to examine the circumstances of Mr Smedley being hit by a train and his contact with mental health services in the lead up to his death.

Another hearing into his death will be held on July 8.