killed after being hit by train at Highbridge Railway Station
closed Highbridge railway station on Thursday (October 22nd) after
a man died when he was struck by a passing train.
services were called to the station shortly after mid-day when
the incident occurred.
British Transport Police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com that
a man had been killed, and that they were not treating the incident
spokesman added: We were called to Highbridge and Burnham
station at 12.09pm to reports of a person being struck by a train."
from Avon and Somerset Constabulary and South Western Ambulance
Service also attended and a man was pronounced dead at the scene."
mans death is not being treated as suspicious, and officers
are now working to identify him and inform his family.
file will be prepared for the coroner.
to rail services continued through the day with many services
delayed or cancelled. Normal services resumed at around 7.30pm.