Burnley man dies after being hit by a train

A man died after being struck by a train in Brierfield.

Monday, 16th July 2018, 12:03 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 5:56 pm
A man has died after being hit by a train in Brierfield

Officers from the British Transport Police were called to tracks close to Robinson Lane at 4pm on Thursday after receiving reports of the incident.

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Paramedics were called to the scene where a 29-year-old man from Burnley was pronounced dead.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said: “The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

“His next of kin have been informed.”