April 2, 2017
Man dies in incident on rail line near Highbridge and Burnham station

Police have confirmed that a man has died following an incident in Highbridge today (Sunday, April 2nd).

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesperson said: "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."

"We are working to establish the man’s identity and inform his family. At this stage the death is being treated as unexplained."

The Market Street railway bridge next to the station was closed by Police

Police in Highbridge during the day as the probe began (photos David Pearce)


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