probe 'unexplained' railway line death near Highbridge station
have said that the death of a man in Highbridge on Sunday (April
2nd) is being treated as 'unexplained'.
were called to the railway line near Highbridge and Burnham Railway
Station shortly after 11.45am where they found the man on the line.
British Transport Police (BTP) spokesperson confirmed: "We
were called to the railway line near Highbridge and Burnham station
at 11.47am following reports of an injured man on the tracks."
"Officers were in attendance, alongside the local ambulance
service, but sadly the man died at the scene. At this stage the
death is being treated as unexplained."
Market Street railway bridge next to the station was closed by Police
throughout the afternoon, as pictured, and rail services were also
dispruted while the Police investigation got underway.
in Highbridge as the probe began (photos David Pearce)