Person dies after being hit by a train near Beccles

A train on the Lowestoft to Beccles Line has hit a person at North Cove near Beccles.

A train on the Lowestoft to Beccles Line has hit a person at North Cove near Beccles. - Credit: Nick Butcher

A person has died after being struck by a train at North Cove, near Beccles.

A train on the Lowestoft to Beccles Line has hit a person at North Cove near Beccles.Police block th

A train on the Lowestoft to Beccles Line has hit a person at North Cove near Beccles.Police block the road leading to the incident. - Credit: Nick Butcher

Officers from the British Transport Police and Suffolk Police were called to the incident just before 3.30pm yesterday.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: 'BTP officers were called to the line close to Marsh Lane, Beccles, after a report that a person had been struck by a train.

'Officers from the BTP and Suffolk Police attended the incident, which was reported at 3.23pm and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

'Medics from the local ambulance service also attended but the person was pronounced deceased at the scene.


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'A file will be prepared for the coroner.'

The train involved was a 2.07pm Ipswich to Lowestoft service.

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The line was handed back to Network Rail at 4.35pm.

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