Person killed after being struck by London to Norwich National Express East Anglia train
A person has been killed after they were hit by a train travelling to Norwich from London.
The person, who has not been identified, was struck by the 2.30pm National Express East Anglia Service from London Liverpool Street to Norwich near to Manningtree rail station at just after 3.30pm today.
A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: 'Officers from BTP and Essex Police attended the incident which was reported at 3.34pm.
'Paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service also attended but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.
'Efforts are now being made to identify the person and inform their next of kin. 'The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.'
The incident has caused major disruption for passengers with delays of up to 60 minutes for those travelling back to Norwich and Ipswich.
The delays are set to continue until further notice.
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