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Man dies after being hit by a train at Chadwell Heath station

PUBLISHED: 09:55 16 March 2016 | UPDATED: 09:55 16 March 2016

A man was found dead at Chadwell Heath Station last night after being hit by a train

A man was found dead at Chadwell Heath Station last night after being hit by a train

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A man died after being hit by a train at Chadwell Heath station yesterday evening.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “Our officers were called to Chadwell Heath rail station on Tuesday, 15 March following reports of a person struck by a train.

“The call came into police at 6.34pm.

“Officers attended the scene alongside paramedics from London Ambulance Service. A man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The man’s family has been informed. His death is not being treated as suspicious.”

Trains were delayed for up to two hours while emergency services dealt with the incident.

A file will now be prepared for the coroner.

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