Man, 52, killed by train near Frampton Mansell

11:01am Monday 17th March 2014

By Kate Wilson

A 52-YEAR-OLD man was killed yesterday, Sunday, after being hit by a train near Frampton Mansell.

British Transport Police were called to the incident on the Cheltenham to Swindon line at 5.20pm after a report that a person had been struck by a train.

A BTP spokesman said: “Paramedics from South Western Ambulance Service also attended and the body of a man was located.

“He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The man has yet to be formally identified but is believed to have been a 52-year-old man from Oxfordshire. His family has been informed.

“Currently the incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

“A file will now be prepared for the coroner.”

First Great Western reported severe delays and cancellations following the incident.


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