Inquest to open into Dereham man’s rail death

An inquest will open today (Tuesday) into the death of a 59-year-old Dereham man killed on a Norwich trainline.

Bernard Neave was struck by the 14.06 Norwich to Lowestoft service at Whitlingham Junction, Thorpe St Andrew, on September 1.

Police and paramedics were called just after 2.15pm but Mr Neave, known as Bernie, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His funeral will be held at Mintlyn Crematorium in King's Lynn at 10.45am on September 19.

Family flowers only, but donations to Mind can be sent to RJ Bartrum and Son in Dereham.

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Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

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