Person dies after being hit by train

A person has been hit by a train between Norwich and Ipswich. Pic: Sonya Duncan.

A person has been hit by a train between Norwich and Ipswich. Pic: Sonya Duncan. - Credit: Sonya Duncan

A person has died after being hit by a train on the Norwich to Ipswich line.

The person was struck at Needham Market station and was pronounced dead at the scene, British Transport Police (BTP) confirmed.

A BTP spokesman said: 'Officers were called to Needham Market Station at 12.45pm today after reports that a person had been struck by a train.

'Colleagues from the ambulance service also attended but sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

'This incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.'


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Greater Anglia has said train services to and from these stations may be subject to disruption on all routes. Disruption is expected until further 7pm.

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