Published: February 26, 2011
Rail services through Highbridge disrupted after Bridgwater death

Train 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 as suspicious."

Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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