Police confirm person dead after being struck by train at Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 10:06 30 October 2017 | UPDATED: 15:28 30 October 2017

Hatfield train station

Hatfield train station

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A person has died after being struck by a train at Hatfield, the British Transport Police (BTP) has confirmed.

A BTP spokesman said: “A person has sadly died after they were struck by a train at Hatfield station this morning.

“Officers were called to the station shortly before 7am and attended alongside paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service.

“Officers are making enquiries in order to identify the person and inform their family.

“The person’s death is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

There are currently severe delays between Stevenage and London King’s Cross, with northbound trains not stopping at Hatfield.


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