Police reveal man was struck in Hatfield train death

Police at the scene near Hatfield Station

Police at the scene near Hatfield Station - Credit: Archant

Police have revealed it was a man who was fatally hit by a train in Hatfield yesterday (Monday).

British Transport Police (BTP) said the victim was 31-years-old and was from Chelmsford, in Essex.

Paramedics and officers were called at just after 12.30pm to the scene of the fatality, roughly 500 yards south of the town’s railway station.

The 10.55am Kings Lynn to London King’s Cross hit the man.

His family has been notified.

BTP told the Welwyn Hatfield Times the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Paramedic Gary Sanderson took to Twitter to share his thoughts in the wake of the death.

He posted: “Person hit by train [at] #Hatfield train station. Thoughts with all involved.”