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Person dies after being hit by train at Witham Railway Station, between Colchester and Chelmsford





A person has died after being hit by a train this morning.

SuffolkNews reported earlier today of cancellations and disruption to services through the county after the incident between Colchester and Chelmsford.

The British Transport Police has now confirmed the individual has died.

A person has died after being hit by a train between Colchester and Chelmsford this morning. Picture: Greater Anglia
A person has died after being hit by a train between Colchester and Chelmsford this morning. Picture: Greater Anglia

A spokesperson said: “Officers were called to Witham railway station at around 6.49am following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

“Paramedics also attended, however sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Greater Anglia expects service disruption to last until 11am today.

It is affecting services from London Liverpool Street to Norwich and Ipswich, which encompasses Stowmarket and Diss.