Inquest opened into death of Hellesdon man hit by train at Newton Flotman, near Norwich

The inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of a man who died after being struck by a train in Newton Flotman.

Mark Mills, 47, of Meredith Road, Hellesdon, near Norwich, was hit near to the level crossing in Greenways just after 8am on Wednesday, September 5.

British Transport Police and an air ambulance attended but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The train involved was the 8am Norwich to Liverpool Street Greater Anglia service.

An inquest opened into his death in Norwich today by Norfolk Coroner William Armstrong heard cause of death was massive soft tissue and bone trauma as a consequence of impact by a railway locomotive.

You may also want to watch:

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus