Stamford: Man Hit By Train

17 July 2012, 13:07 | Updated: 17 July 2012, 13:16

There are delays to some train services from Peterborough after a man was hit by a train and killed in Stamford.

Emergency services were called to reports of a man being struck by a train at Stamford Railway Station earlier today (Tuesday).

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokeswoman said: BTP officers were called to the line close to Stamford rail station, on Tuesday, 17 July following a report of a man being struck by a train. 

BTP and Lincolnshire Police officers attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 11.31am and is currently being treated as non-suspicious. 

Paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service also attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Officers are currently working to establish the identity of the man and inform his next of kin.

The train involved a 09.25am Mount Sorrell to Kennett freight service."

The incident caused disruption to Cross Country services between Leicester and Peterborough.