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Man dies after being struck by train in Shropshire

By Lucy Todman | Oswestry | News | Published:

A man has died after being struck by a train on the Shrewsbury to Chester line.

Police are not treating the death, which happened yesterday afternoon, as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

The emergency services were called to the line close to Station Avenue in Chirk shortly before 4pm following a report of a casualty on the tracks.

Officers from British Transport Police and paramedics from the Welsh Ambulance Service attended.

However a man was pronounced dead at the scene. His family have been informed.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said: "This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

Lucy Todman

By Lucy Todman
@shroptod

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star and Shrewsbury Chronicle based in Shrewsbury.

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