February 26, 2011
services through Highbridge disrupted after Bridgwater death
services through Highbridge station were severly disrupted on
Friday evening (February 25th) after a man was killed when he
was hit by a train in Bridgwater.
The driver of a First Great Western train travelling from Cardiff
to Taunton reported the incident at 9.15pm.
British Transport police and Avon and Somerset officers attended
the scene close to Bridgwater train station.
A spokesman for the British Transport Police said in a statement:
"A male person was pronounced dead at the scene. Enquiries
into this incident are ongoing. The matter is not being treated
Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police
on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.