Person dies after being hit by train near Alfreton

A person hit by a train near Alfreton station died at the scene, police chiefs have confirmed.

Monday, 26th September 2016, 12:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:29 pm

British Transport Police attended the line close to Alfreton station on Saturday (September 24) after a person was truck by a train at about 1pm.

Paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service attended but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

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A file is now being prepared for the coroner.

Trains between Sheffield an Nottingham via Alfreton were delayed for a number of hours on Saturday afternoon.